Definition of "jabby" [jabby]
- (adjective) short yet vigorous and forceful.
- (adjective) Characterized by jab-like rhymthms or actions.
Use "jabby" in a sentence
- "I thought she was going to fall forward and stab Gibson in the heart with her jabby little index finger."
- "One of the few who does is Rupert Everett, whose funny, jabby, self-deprecating, mortality-tinged, Madonna-injected memoir Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins has gone mystifyingly underappreciated, a state of neglect I'm going to try to help remedy when I put together a recommended Christmas list of the best, most unsung books of 2007."
- "I didn't score particularly well, but that was largely due to unfamiliarity with a tricky course and that jabby putting stroke, as Mr. Smith had predicted."