HyperDic: jib

English > 3 senses of the word jib:
NOUNartifactjibany triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)
VERBsocialjib, resist, balk, baulkrefuse to comply
motionjib, jibe, gybe, change courseshift from one side of the ship to the other
jib > pronunciation
Soundsjhih'b
Rhymesad-lib ... sib: 12 rhymes with ihb...
English > jib: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast).
Narrowerflying jibThe outermost of two or more jibs
Broaderfore-and-aft sailAny sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction
Spanishfoque
Catalanfloc
Verbsjibshift from one side of the ship to the other
English > jib: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningrefuse to comply.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsresist, balk, baulk
Broaderdisobeyrefuse to go along with
Spanishfrustrar, negarse, plantarse, rehusar, resistirse
Catalanabandonar, frustrar, refusar, resistir-se
English > jib: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningshift from one side of the ship to the other.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The sail jibbed wildly"
Synonymsjibe, gybe, change course
BroadersailTravel on water propelled by wind
Nounsjibany triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)

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