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In the early 1700's the cut of the jib sail, often signified the nationality of a vessel. The term was being used figureatively by the 1800's to express like, or dislike for someone. So, the 'Cut of one's jib' refers to their general appearance of personality.
Little Jr. Son of a bitch: Hi Mr.
Me: I don't like the cut of your jib.
by Cricket_dakid May 20, 2006
An old expression showing a general dislike for somebody.
Dave: HUH?
Steve: I don't like the cut of your jib.
by Steef Murray October 27, 2007
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