from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To poke or thrust abruptly: jabbed a knife into the log.
- transitive v. To stab or pierce: jabbed the steak with a fork.
- transitive v. To punch (someone) with short blows.
- intransitive v. To make an abrupt poking or thrusting motion: jabbed at the pickles with his fork.
- intransitive v. To deliver a quick punch.
- n. A quick stab or blow.
- n. Sports A short straight punch in boxing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A quick stab or blow
- n. A short straight punch.
- n. A medical injection.
- n. A verbal annoyance.
- v. To poke or thrust abruptly, or to make such a motion.
- v. To deliver a quick punch.
- v. To give someone an injection
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To thrust; to stab; to punch. See job, v. t.
- n. A thrust or stab.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To strike with the end or point of something; thrust the end of something against or into; poke.
- To strike with the end or point of; thrust: as, to jab a stick against a person; to jab a cane into or through a picture.
- n. A stroke with the point or end of something; a thrust.
- n. Nautical, a net used in catching the fry of fish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. poke or thrust abruptly
- n. a quick short straight punch
- n. the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
- v. stab or pierce
- v. strike or punch with quick and short blows
- n. a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
Variant of job2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)