Definition of jib

Definition of jib
  1. jib Noun A triangular staysail set forward of the foremast. In a sloop (see image) the basic "jib" reaches back roughly to the level of the mast.
  2. jib Noun Usually with a modifier, any of a variety of specialty triangular staysails set forward of the foremast.
  3. jib Noun The projecting arm of a crane
  4. jib Noun An object that is used for performing tricks while skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, inline skating, or biking. These objects are usually found in a terrain park or skate park.
  5. jib Verb Of a horse, to stop and refuse to go forward.
  6. jib Verb To stop doing something, to become reluctant to proceed with an activity.
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