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Definitions of jab:
  • noun:   a quick short straight punch
  • noun:   a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    Example: "He warned me with a jab with his finger"
  • noun:   the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
  • verb:   poke or thrust abruptly
    Example: "He jabbed his finger into her ribs"
  • verb:   strike or punch quick and short blows
  • verb:   stab or pierce
    Example: "He jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"

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