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  Words related to jab

Related / Similar Words: dig, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting, prod, stab

 

Definition:
  • the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs";
  • a quick short straight punch;
  • a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist";
  • poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs";
  • stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife";
  • strike or punch quick and short blows;

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    See Also: poke into, intrude into, meddle with, horn in

     

    Hyponyms: goad, prick

     

    Derivational Morphology: prod, stab, poke, dig, lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust, throw, jabbing, poking, thrusting, goad, knife thrust, stabber

     

    Anagrams: BJA

     

     
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