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Definition of "jabbing" [jabbing]

  • To poke or thrust sharply (verb)
  • To strike with a quick short blow or blows (verb)
  • A sharp poke or stab (noun)
  • A quick short blow, esp (in boxing) a straight punch with the leading hand (noun)
  • An injection (noun)
  • Present participle of jab. (verb)

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  • A motion or gesture that jabs; a jab. (noun)

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Use "jabbing" in a sentence
  • "And I could not get over the idea of jabbing a needle so deeply and blindly into someone's chest."
  • "Eventually bored, Covalt struck back, his sword jabbing at his opponent's exposed chest."
  • "He smiled again, squinting and tossing his head left and right in short, jabbing motions."