HyperDic: jab

English > 6 senses of the word jab:
VERBcontactjab, prod, stab, poke, digpoke or thrust abruptly
contactjabstrike or punch with quick and short blows
contactjab, stabstab or pierce
NOUNactjab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrustinga sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
actjaba quick short straight punch
actjab, digthe act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
jab > pronunciation
Soundsjhae'b
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... taxicab: 20 rhymes with aeb...
English > jab: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow).
Example"he warned me with a jab with his finger"
Synonymsjabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting
Broadergesturemotion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
Spanishcodazo, empuje, empujón, golpe, hurgonada
Catalancolzada, empenta
Verbsjabstrike or punch with quick and short blows
English > jab: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA quick short straight punch.
Broaderpunch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(boxing) a blow with the fist
Catalancop
Verbsjabstrike or punch with quick and short blows
English > jab: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow.
Synonymdig
Broadertouch, touchingThe act of putting two things together with no space between them
Verbsjabpoke or thrust abruptly
English > jab: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningpoke or thrust abruptly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
Synonymsprod, stab, poke, dig
BroaderthrustPush forcefully
Spanishaguijonear, apuñalar, atropellar, golpear, hincar, picar, pinchar
Catalanpicar, punxar
Nounsjabthe act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
jabbinga sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
English > jab: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningstrike or punch with quick and short blows.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe fighter managed to jab his opponent
Broaderstrikedeliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
Spanishpicar
Catalanpicar
Nounsjaba quick short straight punch
jaba sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
English > jab: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningstab or pierce.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"
Synonymstab
Narrowergoad, prickStab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
BroaderthrustPush forcefully
Spanishapuñalar, pinchar
Catalanapunyalar

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict