Definition of "jab" [jab]
- (verb-transitive) To poke or thrust abruptly: jabbed a knife into the log.
- (verb-transitive) To stab or pierce: jabbed the steak with a fork.
- (verb-transitive) To punch (someone) with short blows.
- (verb-intransitive) To make an abrupt poking or thrusting motion: jabbed at the pickles with his fork.
- (verb-intransitive) To deliver a quick punch.
- (verb) to poke or thrust sharply
- (verb) to strike with a quick short blow or blows
- (noun) a sharp poke or stab
- (noun) a quick short blow, esp (in boxing) a straight punch with the leading hand
- (noun) an injection
Use "jab" in a sentence
- "McMaster's jab is notable because the rest of the Republican candidates for governor – not wanting to be weighed down by the Sanford saga - have so far tread lightly when handling questions about the governor."
- "Besides the mandatory record label jab, all of Black Thought's punches are directed at himself, being a better man, seeking a stronger deity."
- "I am disappointed to see that negativity upheld by Non Sequitur, but I have to admit that jab is well deserved by the slobs who use the anonymity and remoteness of the field to conduct themselves poorly."