jab

Definitions:

  • To poke or thrust abruptly.
  • To stab or pierce.
  • To punch (someone) with short straight blows.
  • To make an abrupt poking or thrusting motion.
  • To deliver a short straight punch.
  • A quick stab or blow.
  • A short straight punch in boxing.
  • A hypodermic injection.
  • To strike with the end or point of something; thrust the end of something against or into; poke.
  • To strike with the end or point of; thrust: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="jab">jab</internalXref> a stick against a person; to <em>jab</em> a cane into or through a picture.
  • A stroke with the point or end of something; a thrust.
  • <em>Nautical</em>, a net used in catching the fry of fish.
  • To thrust; to stab; to punch. See <xref urlencoded="job">job</xref>, v. t.
  • A thrust or stab.
  • A quick stab or blow
  • A short straight punch.
  • A medical <xref>injection</xref>.
  • A verbal annoyance.
  • To poke or thrust abruptly, or to make such a motion.
  • To deliver a quick punch.
  • To give someone an injection
  • poke or thrust abruptly
  • a quick short straight punch
  • the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
  • stab or pierce
  • strike or punch with quick and short blows
  • a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
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