verb (used with object), nabbed, nab·bing.Informal.
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OTHER WORDS FROM nabnabber, noun
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By a large margin, it's the youngest women they believe they can plausibly nab.Heartache by the Numbers and OkCupid’s Founder Has Got Yours|Will Doig|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It took British authorities years to nab Altaf Hussain, the infamous Pakistani cult/party leader.Altaf Hussain Finally Arrested in London; Can His MQM Be Neutralized?|Bruce Riedel|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is not the first time the site has been willing to dole out big bucks to nab public figures.
I know how hard it is to even try and nab Bill for an interview—going through his lawyer, etc.—so how did you corral him?Sofia Coppola Discusses ‘Lost in Translation’ on Its 10th Anniversary|Marlow Stern|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There were plenty of armed and uniformed posse members helping out or looking for unauthorized immigrants to nab.Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Send Armed Posses to Protect Schools|Terry Greene Sterling|January 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The day is one that will long be remembered by those who took part in the trips round the Nab.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
When you nab them, you feel as if they hadn't a fair show; it hardly seems a sporting proposition.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
One knows these gentlemen the Parisian police: how they cry a wolf and then go out and nab some stray puppy in the street.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
Down below, Nab runs out a bare black arm into the sea, which even in the calmest weather angrily foams along the windward side.Yorkshire Painted And Described|Gordon Home
Judging it correctly, he turned his back and ran; then, whirling about just in time, put up a single hand to nab the ball.Mystery Wings|Roy J. Snell