[ noun ] an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
"his parting shot was `drop dead'" "she threw shafts of sarcasm" "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
Used in print(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)
`` All_too frequently '' , points_out James_O'_Gara , managing_editor of Commonweal , `` Catholics run_roughshod over Protestant sensibilities in this matter , by failure to consider the reasoning behind the Protestant position and , particularly , by their jibes at the fact that Protestant opinion on birth_control has changed in recent decades '' .
[ verb ] be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
"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"