Gibe and Jest


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Gibe verb – To make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter.
Jest is a synonym for gibe in jeer topic. In some cases you can use "Jest" instead the word "Gibe" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like laughter.
Nearby Words: gibed, gibing
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Jest verb – To make jokes.
Usage example: when I asked my sister for a loan, she laughingly replied, “Surely you jest!”

Gibe is a synonym for jest in joke topic. You can use "Gibe" instead the word "Jest" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as jeer, laughter.
Nearby Words: jesting, jested, jester, jestingly
Synonyms for Jest
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