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verb [intransitive/transitive] jab pronunciation in British English /dʒæb/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlejabbing
past tensejabbed
past participlejabbed
  1. to push something with a sudden straight movement, usually with your finger, your elbow, or a narrow object

    That man jabbed me with his umbrella!

    jab at:

    She kept jabbing at the letter as she spoke.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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