1. [ verb ] laugh at with contempt and derision
Synonyms: scoff jeer barrack flout

"The crowd jeered at the speaker"

Related terms: tease shot jeer scoffer
2. [ verb ] be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
Synonyms: match correspond fit agree jibe tally check

"The two stories don't agree in many details" "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check" "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

Related terms: disagree equal resemble harmonize meet accede parallel coincide correlate corroborate befit conform_to align twin look rhyme square pattern consist overlap answer homologize harmonize check agreement match
3. [ noun ] an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
Synonyms: shot shaft barb jibe dig slam

"his parting shot was `drop dead'" "she threw shafts of sarcasm" "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

Related terms: remark cheap_shot jeer
Similar spelling:   gib