Associations to the word «Jab»

Wiktionary

JAB, noun. A quick stab or blow
JAB, noun. (boxing) A short straight punch.
JAB, noun. (British) A medical injection.
JAB, noun. (US) (figurative) A verbal annoyance.
JAB, verb. To poke or thrust abruptly, or to make such a motion.
JAB, verb. To deliver a quick punch.
JAB, verb. (slang) (UK) To give someone an injection
JAB ARTIST, noun. (boxing) A boxer who fights with short jab-like punches.
JAB ARTISTS, noun. Plural of jab artist
JAB JAB, noun. (Caribbean) A person dressed up as a devil-like character, in Caribbean carnivals, who carries a whip in hand that is used to hit other devils with.
JAB JAB, noun. (Caribbean) The devil as represented in a costume

Dictionary definition

JAB, noun. A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist".
JAB, noun. A quick short straight punch.
JAB, noun. The act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs".
JAB, verb. Poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs".
JAB, verb. Strike or punch with quick and short blows.
JAB, verb. Stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife".

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.