verb (used with or without object), jabbed, jab·bing.
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Origin of jab
OTHER WORDS FROM jabjab·bing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for jab
“You people should be at the beach,” Dylan jabbed at his audience, cutting up on bald people.Bob Dylan, Joan Baez & More Music at 1963’s March on Washington|Michael Tomasky|August 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And on the far side of the wall would have been men who fired guns and waved torches and jabbed with spears.How to Capture an Elephant: Excerpt From Michael Daly’s ‘Topsy’|Michael Daly|July 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When Bieber jabbed at Siva Kaneswaran, a member of the Wanted, he connected.
First, he jabbed at Braun, who, without looking up from the script, dropped his hands to block.
The candidates, clearly worried about going too far, feinted and jabbed but threw no hard punches.Rick Santorum Defuses Time Bomb of Social Issues in CNN Debate|Howard Kurtz|February 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But he looked up from his reading and jabbed a big red freckled thumb down on a column of print in the paper before him.Direct Wire|Clee Garson
Little spicules licked out from their flexing stalks and jabbed, unsensed, into Cully's body to draw nourishment.Cully|Jack Egan
I assented cheerfully, and jabbed the spurs into Shylock—taking good care that he was beaded north instead of south.The Range Dwellers|B. M. Bower
You went down to Charlie's dope parlors, and jabbed a needle into yourself, or took it some other old way.The White Moll|Frank L. Packard
There wasnt any call for me to stand around idle and get jabbed in the nose.Center Rush Rowland|Ralph Henry Barbour