jabbing

[ UK /d‍ʒˈæbɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒæbɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    he made a thrusting motion with his fist
    he warned me with a jab with his finger
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How To Use jabbing In A Sentence

  • Although a rough screenplay now existed in the form of a baggy and overlong first draft, I was to be found wielding the fountain pen or jabbing at the typewriter less and less.
  • The soldier was jabbing his gun at the cowling of the engine or at the propeller itself. SKORPION'S DEATH
  • He kept jabbing at the paper cup with his pencil.
  • The way he was jabbing his fork at the pasta sort of showed his frustration with that too.
  • Jabbing me back, exactly as the infant Cymbeline once did with her puny fists!
  • See here," he continued, "jabbing," with great noise and force the compasses with which he was measuring off our position, into the chart, as if that was in fault, while Fosset and O'Neil laughed. The Ghost Ship A Mystery of the Sea
  • Jace raised Samandiriel, but Alec had already dispatched the creature with a jabbing blow from his guisarme. Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series
  • He pauses, squinting down at the camera's screen and jabbing various buttons. Times, Sunday Times
  • There's a film of him doing 'hi-def neck lipo', jabbing his tool under someone's skin to help reduce wattle. Times, Sunday Times
  • Bochy said, jabbing an imaginary needle into his palm.
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