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."

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