jab : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
he warned me with a jab with his finger
- n a quick short straight punch
- n the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
- v poke or thrust abruptly
he jabbed his finger into her ribs
- v strike or punch with quick and short blows
- v stab or pierce
he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife
- In the meantime, women in Tokyo will tell you that a shrill scream, coupled with a jab of an umbrella or a stiletto, is the only defense when one doesn't have room to swing a purse.
- He throws that wicked jab and is so quick to dodge trouble.
- His jab that the mere mention of the Vietnam analogy was demoralizing to troops and comforting to enemies seemed, ironically, to be a reminder of the 60s when protestors, not .
News & Articles
- Microsoft berates iPad again in new Windows 8 tablet ad
Microsoft is continuing its ad campaign comparing its various Windows 8 tablets to the iPad with a new television spot featuring the Dell XPS 10. This time around, the Redmond-based company takes a jab at the iPad’s inability to pinch-to-zoom on the home screen, as well as not having an SD card slot or do Read The Full Story
June 14, 2013 - SlashGear
- Who Has the Advantage with the Silencing of the Trayvon Jury?
Four days into the most high-profile jury selection in America, the judge in the case of the killing of Trayvon Martin acknowledge how influential — and easily influenced — the 10 jurors will be, and they haven't even been picked yet. But Judge Debra Nelson ordered the deciders-in-waiting to be sequestered for the length of the trial, in a kind of side jab at the defense potentially signaling ...
June 13, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
- Melissa McCarthy Finally Responds to Rex Reed's "Tractor-Sized" Insult
Breaking her silence after four months, Melissa McCarthy finally responds to Rex Reed's cruel "tractor-sized" jab from his February review of Identity Thief.
June 13, 2013 - US Weekly
- Floyd Mayweather Jr in USA Today
I was really happy with my jab. I think he brought his best out tonight. He's a great small man. Don't forget, I came from a small weight class, too,said Mayweather, who began his career at junior lightweight (130). "I know when you're in...
- Tiger Wood in SportingNews.com
He wins all the time,Woods said of the trash-talking battle. "I'll just throw out a jab every now and then, but basically this is my home court, so it's a little easier for me. On his court, it would be a little different deal."
- David Haye in Moscow News
I was out in Germany to watch Wladimir Klitschko bore everybody to sleep with his jab,Haye told the BBC Sunday. "It's all done and dusted; just need to dot the i's and cross the t's."