[ UK /dʒˈæb/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒæb/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒæb/ ]
- a quick short straight punch
a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
he made a thrusting motion with his fist
he warned me with a jab with his finger
the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs
stab or pierce
he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife
poke or thrust abruptly
he jabbed his finger into her ribs
- strike or punch with quick and short blows
How To Use jab In A Sentence
- She talks to doctors and parents about the risks, finding that a number object to the jab and fear it will promote promiscuity. The Sun
- From here, the nullah reaches the Punjab and Haryana boundary, near Shagun Hotel, where the outflow is now blocked.
- Some may choose to wear things like the hijab, turban or kippa, but that's another story, because somehow headgear bothers a whole lot of people. Ajarat Bada: Fatwa For Tebow
- Nowadays the word jabberwocky is used to mean nonsensical language in general. â€ "V Venkata Rao, Ahmedabad The Times of India
- Jab hope in aids war AIDS patients are being given a new vaccine which could slow down the effects of the disease.
- However, Capt Amarinder Singh had also made it clear that Act also envisaged termination of all other agreements relating to Ravi-Beas waters and to discharge Punjab government from the obligations hereunder.
- The words heard by the party upon the staircase were the Frenchman's exclamations of horror and affright, commingled with the fiendish jabberings of the brute.
- India has a cuisine as diverse as its contrasting climate and the Punjab is famed for its clay ovens and tandoori cooking.
- The brain of the prizefighter does not convolve: he relies more on his "jabs" than on thoughts that burn Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 09 Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Reformers
- Her mother Mandy, 38, has now urged all parents to have their children vaccinated with the MMR jab, which protects children against measles, mumps and rubella.