Adjective "Jibed" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jibed


    Definition:

    1. to shift from one side to the other when running before the wind, as a fore-and-aft sail or its boom.

    2. to alter course so that a fore-and-aft sail shifts in this manner. verb (used with object), jibed, jibing.

    3. to cause to jibe. noun

    4. the act of jibing.

    Origin:
    jibe

    Examples:

    "awkwardlies can be jibed."