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j. r. firth | j.a.g | j.d. | j.r.r. tolkien | jaal goat | jab | jabalpur | jabat al-tahrir al-filistiniyyah | jabber | jabberer | jabbering

jab

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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3 in 2 verses (in OT : 3 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

jabv. t. [Cf. Job.].
     To thrust; to stab; to punch. See Job, v. t.  [1913 Webster]
jabn. 
     A thrust or stab.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

jab, v. & n.
--v.tr. (jabbed, jabbing)
1 a poke roughly. b stab.
2 (foll. by into) thrust (a thing) hard or abruptly.
--n.
1 an abrupt blow with one's fist or a pointed implement.
2 colloq. a hypodermic injection, esp. a vaccination.

Etymology
orig. Sc. var. of JOB(2)

THESAURUS

jab

Parthian shot, assault, back answer, bang, barrack, bash, bat, bear, bear upon, bearing, beating, belt, biff, blow, bonk, boost, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bunt, butt, butt against, caustic remark, chaff, chop, clap, clip, clobber, clout, clump, coldcock, comeback, crack, cram, crowd, cut, cut at, cutting remark, dash, deal, deal a blow, deck, dig, dig at, dint, drive, drub, drubbing, drumming, dump, dump on, elbow, feint, fetch, fetch a blow, fleer, flout, foolery, force, fusillade, gibe, gibing retort, goad, head, hit, hit a clip, home thrust, hurtle, hustle, jab at, jam, jape, jeer, jest, jog, joggle, jolt, jostle, knock, knock cold, knock down, knock out, leg-pull, let have it, lick, lunge, mock, nudge, parting shot, pass, paste, pelt, pile drive, plunk, poke, pooh, pooh-pooh, pound, press, pressure, prod, punch, push, put down, put-down, put-on, quip, rail at, rally, ram, ram down, rank out, rap, rattle, revile, rude reproach, run, run against, scoff, scout, scurrility, shake, short answer, shoulder, shove, slam, slap, slap at, slog, slug, smack, smash, smite, snap, sneer, sneer at, soak, sock, stab, stress, strike, strike at, stroke, swat, swing, swipe, tamp, tattoo, taunt, thrust, thump, thwack, twit, verbal thrust, wallop, whack, wham, whop, yerk

ROGET THESAURUS

jab

Impulse

N impulse, sudden thought, impromptu, improvisation, inspiration, flash, spurt, improvisatore, creature of impulse, extemporaneous, impulsive, indeliberate, snap, improvised, improvisate, improvisatory, unpremeditated, unmeditated, improvise, unprompted, unguided, natural, unguarded, spontaneous, instinctive, extempore, extemporaneously, offhand, impromptu, a limproviste, improviso, on the spur of the moment, on the spur of the occasion, impulse, impulsion, impetus, momentum, push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost, throw, explosion, propulsion, percussion, concussion, collision, occursion, clash, encounter, cannon, carambole, appulse, shock, crash, bump, impact, elan, charge, beating, blow, dint, stroke, knock, tap, rap, slap, smack, pat, dab, fillip, slam, bang, hit, whack, thwack, cuff, squash, dowse, swap, whap, punch, thump, pelt, kick, punce, calcitration, ruade, arietation, cut, thrust, lunge, yerk, carom, carrom, clip, jab, plug, sidewinder, sidewipe, sideswipe, hammer, sledge hammer, mall, maul, mallet, flail, ram, rammer, battering ram, monkey, pile-driving engine, punch, bat, cant hook, cudgel, ax, dynamics, seismometer, accelerometer, earthquake detector, impelling, impulsive, impellent, booming, dynamic, dynamical, impelled, a hit, a very palpable hit.

VB flash on the mind, say what comes uppermost, improvise, extemporize, give an impetus, impel, push, start, give a start to, set going, drive, urge, boom, thrust, prod, foin, cant, elbow, shoulder, jostle, justle, hustle, hurtle, shove, jog, jolt, encounter, run against, bump against, butt against, knock one's head against, run one's head against, impinge, boost, bunt, carom, clip y, fan, fan out, jab, plug, strike, knock, hit, tap, rap, slap, flap, dab, pat, thump, beat, blow, bang, slam, dash, punch, thwack, whack, hit hard, strike hard, swap, batter, dowse, baste, pelt, patter, buffet, belabor, fetch one a blow, poke at, pink, lunge, yerk, kick, calcitrate, butt, strike at, whip, come into a collision, enter into collision, collide, sideswipe, foul, fall foul of, run foul of, telescope, throw.


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