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Webster

English Word:

jab


English Pronunciation:

jab


Transitive Verb:


⇨Etymology

Confer Job.


⇨Definition

To thrust; to stab; to punch. See Job, transitive verb [(Scotland) & Colloq. United States]



Noun:


⇨Definition

A thrust or stab. [(Scotland) & Colloq. United States]



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

English


Noun:

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.


Verb:

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


Reference:

jab

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