verb (used with or without object), jabbed, jab·bing.
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How to use jab in a sentence
In some cases, when the vaccine prompts side effects, the FAA will require pilots to wait from one to three days before flying after receiving a jab.U.S. airline workers seeking priority for COVID vaccine|Rachel Schallom|December 10, 2020|Fortune
Both the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines can cause fever or aches, which might make people less keen on coming back for another jab.How To Make Sure People Come Back For Their Second COVID-19 Vaccine Dose|Kaleigh Rogers|December 10, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Because the vaccine requires two doses, that will mean only 40,000 people will receive the jab.
Health systems also must convince some medical workers and members of the public that it’s safe to take the jab.Britons will roll up their sleeves on Tuesday for a COVID vaccine jab as the world anxiously watches|Claire Zillman, reporter|December 7, 2020|Fortune
The first single from her Got It Made album is littered with not-so-subtle jabs at her past deal with YG, but the main crux of this song is the fact that she — like us all — shouldn’t let the doubters cloud our glow.Busta Rhymes’ Teaches the Art of Bragging in This Week’s The Playlist|cmurray|December 4, 2020|Essence.com
One of those who remained said, with a jabbing finger, that mine was the argument of someone “unaware of his gender privilege.”
Levin continues, his voice rising, his finger jabbing the audience in the chest.Radio’s Mark Levin Might Be the Most Powerful Conservative You Never Heard Of|David Freedlander|October 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bored, Bieber started a game, playfully jabbing everyone in the crotch with his fist.
He finessed questions about his personal opposition to contraception and found ways to keep jabbing back at Romney.Rick Santorum’s Beltway Curse Is Hurting His 2012 Campaign|Howard Kurtz|February 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At the moment, Gingrich is carefully jabbing at Romney, not throwing roundhouse punches.A Less Inflammatory Newt Gingrich Tones It Down in the Florida Primary|Howard Kurtz|January 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Uncle David was screaming for mercy, and Nickerson was jabbing him in the back with the point of a huge cutlass.The Viking Blood|Frederick William Wallace
The detective strode across the library rugs and snapped on the wall switch by jabbing at a mother-of-pearl button.Whispering Wires|Henry Leverage
So he said nothing, jabbing his pen into the blotting paper.Rough-Hewn|Dorothy Canfield
“I never did see such a daughter,” said Mrs. Waddington, jabbing with her scissors at a loose end of pink silk.The Readjustment|Will Irwin
Dane slid the blade out surreptitiously, setting its point against the palm of his hand and jabbing painfully.Voodoo Planet|Andre Norton