To thrust; to stab; to punch. See Job, transitive verb [(Scotland) & Colloq. United States]
A thrust or stab. [(Scotland) & Colloq. United States]
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jab (plural jabs) A quick stab or blow (boxing) A short straight punch. 2011 December 18, Ben Dirs, “Carl Froch outclassed by dazzling Andre Ward”, BBC Sport: American Ward was too quick and too slick for his British rival, landing at will with razor sharp jabs and hooks and even bullying Froch at times. (UK) A medical injection. Our dog was exposed to rabies, so the whole family went to a clinic to get our jabs. (US, figuratively) A verbal annoyance.
jab (third-person singular simple present jabs, present participle jabbing, simple past and past participle jabbed) To poke or thrust abruptly, or to make such a motion. To deliver a quick punch. (slang, UK) To give someone an injection
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