Definitions for: Jab


[n] a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
[n] the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"
[n] a quick short straight punch
[v] poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
[v] stab or pierce
[v] strike quickly



Webster (1913) Definition: Jab, v. t. [Cf. Job.]
To thrust; to stab; to punch. See Job, v. t. [Scot. &
Colloq. U. S.]


Jab, n.
A thrust or stab. [Scot. & Colloq. U. S.]

Synonyms: dig, dig, jabbing, poke, poking, prod, stab, thrust, thrusting

See Also: biff, gesture, goad, horn in, intrude into, lick, meddle with, poke, poke into, prick, punch, strike, thrust, touch, touching

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