JIB MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Jib Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To move restively backward or sidewise, -- said of a horse; to balk.
  2. (v. i.) A triangular sail set upon a stay or halyard extending from the foremast or fore-topmast to the bowsprit or the jib boom. Large vessels often carry several jibe; as, inner jib; outer jib; flying jib; etc.
  3. (v. i.) The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended.
  4. (n.) One that jibs, or balks; a jibber.
  5. () Alt. of Jibb
  6. (n.) A stationary condition; a standstill.


Synonyms:
Balk, Baulk, Gybe, Jibe, Resist,

• Jibbed Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Jib


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