Top definition
An old sailor's term for one's intangible qualities. Often judged on first impression.
I've taken a fancy to the cut of your jib and I'd like you to accompany me on the voyage.

by Adam Grether February 29, 2008
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug
2


1. another way to say that someone is rather stlylish.
2. styling.
3. behaviour or attitude.
by babino April 17, 2006
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug
3
The jib is a head sail used for sailing down wind and some say that it is sailor slang for the face. Hence, to like the cut of your jib is a complement as to the shape of your face.
Spying an attractive young lady across the bar, Rusty approached her and said, "I like the cut of your jib". He was duly rewarded with a pint of ale in the face.
by optimalforager April 29, 2008
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug
4
1. another way to say that someone is rather stlylish.
2. styling.
note:can also be used with "his" or "her" in place or "your"
"I like the cut of your jib, do you shop at Banana Republic"
by Steve Saylor October 25, 2005
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug