verb (used with or without object), jabbed, jab·bing.
Words nearby jab
Origin of jab
OTHER WORDS FROM jabjab·bing·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for jab
Maybe you think Botox is no big deal—a quick lunchtime jab to freshen up the face?
This could be construed as a jab at Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, who is actively considering both.Forget the White House, Marco Rubio Might Be Lucky Just to Be Reelected|Myra Adams|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was the jab at a blue-haired Liza Minnelli, claiming she was a man in drag masquerading as the Oscar winning legend.Surprise! Ellen DeGeneres is the Best Oscars Host in a Decade|Marlow Stern|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A man was restraining him from behind while, to his horror, he said, he saw another leaning in to jab a syringe into his arm.Egypt’s Vanished: Victims of State Security Force Kidnappings?|Alastair Beach|September 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Even Gingrich, after complimenting Cain's attempt to simplify a complex idea, took a jab at the pizza guy.
He made a jab into the snow wall, and cut out a big square chunk of whiteness.The Curlytops Snowed In|Howard R. Garis
Makes him wince a little, that jab does, and he flushes up under the eyes.Shorty McCabe on the Job|Sewell Ford
Sergeant, if you make a move agin me I'll surely blow your head off en you, an' jab my bayonet through the next man.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
He suffered pain from the jab in his eye, and was made more restless and fidgety by the excitement and his strange surroundings.Brave Tom|Edward S. Ellis
We shall have the krises, and if they seize either of us, the other must go down and try and jab his kris into the beast's eyes.Among Malay Pirates|G. A. Henty