Quick answer
"Jibe" is a noun which is often translated as "la burla", and "jest" is a noun which is often translated as "la broma". Learn more about the difference between "jibe" and "jest" below.
jibe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (insult)
a. la burla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Sam didn't let her peers' jibes get to her.Sam no dejó que le molestaran las burlas de sus compañeros.
b. la mofa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Robin took a jibe at me for the mistake I made in class.Robin me hizo mofa por el error que cometí en clase.
c. la pulla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mario's used to the jibes he gets from his coworkers, but he's had enough of them.Mario está acostumbrado a las pullas de sus colegas, pero ya está harto de ellas.
2. (nautical)
a. la virada en redondo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An accidental jibe can be quite dangerous, especially if the wind is strong.Una virada accidental en redondo puede ser muy peligrosa, sobre todo si el viento es fuerte.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to taunt; used with "at")
a. burlarse
Two people in the back were jibing at Gerardo during his speech.Dos personas de atrás se estaban burlando de Gerardo durante su discurso.
b. mofarse
You should be encouraging each other, not jibing at each other's mistakes.Deberían animarse el uno al otro, no mofarse de sus errores.
4. (nautical)
a. virar en redondo
Now we're going to jibe and set a new course.Ahora vamos a virar en redondo y fijar un rumbo nuevo.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to agree; often used with "with")
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. cuadrar
It turns out the statements of the two suspects didn't jibe.Resulta que las declaraciones de los dos sospechosos no cuadraban.
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jest
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (joke)
a. la broma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Are you serious about that? - No, actually, it was all in jest. Just forget it.¿Estás hablando en serio? - No, en realidad, sólo fue en broma. Olvídalo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to joke)
a. bromear
Stop jesting and get back to work!¡Dejen de bromear y pónganse a trabajar!
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