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Meaning of JAB

Pronunciation:  jab

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
  2. [n]  the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"
  3. [n]  a quick short straight punch
  4. [v]  poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
  5. [v]  stab or pierce
  6. [v]  strike quickly

JAB is a 3 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: dig, dig, jabbing, poke, poking, prod, stab, thrust, thrusting
 See Also: biff, gesture, goad, horn in, intrude into, lick, meddle with, poke, poke into, prick, punch, strike, thrust, touch, touching



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Jab\, v. t. [Cf. {Job}.]
    To thrust; to stab; to punch. See {Job}, v. t. [Scot. &
    Colloq. U. S.]
  2. \Jab\, n.
    A thrust or stab. [Scot. & Colloq. U. S.]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are jabbing someone, suggests that you need to take more initiative and stop doubting your own abilities.
Thesaurus Terms
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