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
One of those who remained said, with a jabbing finger, that mine was the argument of someone “unaware of his gender privilege.”
He was in fine form, ducking and jabbing on a number of tough questions and even getting laughs on some of his wry responses.
The quick, jabbing sentences from the girl had driven home to him just one thing.The Shepherd of the North|Richard Aumerle Maher
He shot out his left hand, jabbing at the swarthy face of the Mexican.Spring Street|James H. Richardson
"On account o' their blame Cath'lic superstitions," said Dan, jabbing with the bright blade."Captains Courageous"|Rudyard Kipling
Reporters pounced on us when we left the class, jabbing at us with mics and peppering us with questions.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
A burly sergeant was commanding them, and forcing back the crowd by jabbing men in the stomachs.Samuel the Seeker|Upton Sinclair