1. [ verb ] (nautical,transportation) shift from one side of the ship to the other
Synonyms: gybe change_course jibe

"The sail jibbed wildly"

Related terms: sail
2. [ verb ] refuse to comply
Synonyms: balk baulk resist
Related terms: disobey balker obstructionist resistance
3. [ noun ] (nautical,clothing) any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)
Related terms: fore-and-aft_sail flying_jib jibe
Similar spelling:   jibe