Gim vs Gib - What's the difference?

gim | gib |


As an adjective gim

is (dialect|dated) neat; spruce.

As a noun gib is

si abbreviation for gibibyte or gibibytes.

gim

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (dialect, dated) neat; spruce
  • (Webster 1913) ----

    gib

    English

    Etymology 1

    (18th century). Perhaps abbreviated from (m), the name of the cat in the old story of Reynard the Fox'', in the ''Romaunt of the Rose , etc.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A bolt or wedge made from wood or metal used for holding a machine part in place.
  • A castrated male cat or ferret.
  • A male cat; a tomcat.
  • Verb

  • To fasten in place with a gib.
  • Etymology 2

    Shortened from giblet.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (lb) Miscellaneous pieces of a fragged character, most often in first-person shooters.
  • Verb

  • (lb) To blast an enemy or opponent into gibs.
  • Anagrams

    * (l), (l) * (l) ----