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jab (plural jabs)
- A quick stab or blow
- (boxing) A short straight punch.
2011 December 18, Ben Dirs, “Carl Froch outclassed by dazzling Andre Ward”, BBC Sport:
- American Ward was too quick and too slick for his British rival, landing at will with razor sharp jabs and hooks and even bullying Froch at times.
- (UK) A medical injection.
- Our dog was exposed to rabies, so the whole family went to a clinic to get our jabs.
- (US, figuratively) A verbal annoyance.
- To poke or thrust abruptly, or to make such a motion.
- To deliver a quick punch.
- (slang, UK) To give someone an injection
to poke or thrust abruptly
jab m (invariable)
- jab (boxing punch)