Definitions for jab

Definitions for (noun) jab

Main entry: jab, dig

Definition: the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow

Usage: she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs

Main entry: jab

Definition: a quick short straight punch

Main entry: poke, poking, jab, jabbing, thrust, thrusting

Definition: a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

Usage: he warned me with a jab with his finger; he made a thrusting motion with his fist

Definitions for (verb) jab

Main entry: stab, poke, prod, dig, jab

Definition: poke or thrust abruptly

Usage: he jabbed his finger into her ribs

Main entry: jab, stab

Definition: stab or pierce

Usage: he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife

Main entry: jab

Definition: strike or punch with quick and short blows

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