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Synonyms for jab
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting(noun)

    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

    "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"

    Synonyms:
    jabbing, punch, stab, dig, drive, clout, garget, thrust, sack, driving force, carrier bag, knife thrust, slug, dawdler, lick, poke, paper bag, lagger, biff, pigeon berry, thrusting, drone, trailer, laggard, scoke, push, poking

  2. jab(noun)

    a quick short straight punch

    Synonyms:
    dig, poking, thrust, poke, jabbing, thrusting

  3. dig, jab(verb)

    the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow

    "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"

    Synonyms:
    barb, thrust, excavation, jabbing, slam, shot, thrusting, poking, poke, shaft, archeological site, digging, jibe, gibe, dig

  4. jab, prod, stab, poke, dig(verb)

    poke or thrust abruptly

    "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"

    Synonyms:
    compass, nose, incite, toil, pry, grind, dig, drudge, moil, dig up, poke, horn in, delve, nudge, grasp, prod, egg on, thump, cut into, knife, travail, labour, get the picture, hollow, stab, apprehend, pound, comprehend, turn over, excavate, savvy, labor, grok, intrude, poke at, dig out

  5. jab(verb)

    strike or punch with quick and short blows

    Synonyms:
    dig, prod, stab, poke

  6. stab, jab(verb)

    stab or pierce

    "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"

    Synonyms:
    prod, dig, knife, poke, stab

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. jab(n)

    Synonyms:
    thrust, punch, dig

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    direct

How to pronounce jab?

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Veena
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How to say jab in sign language?

  1. jab

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How to use jab in a sentence?

  1. Garth Brooks:

    And anybody and her husband actually sounds pretty good together, too. That was fun; that was a good little jab at Carrie, and I love her response about Gretzky. So I think the plan is, we gotta Gretzky now to get Carrie in full gear and get her out skating. I think that’s it … so Wayne, I’m calling you out, and trust me, it’ll the the best time you’ve ever had without those stinkin’ boys. This beautiful young girl from Oklahoma, she’ll steal the show. i have a date with Carrie’s husband in Nashville to complete the duet.

  2. Joe Biden:

    Joe Biden said. Joe Biden spoke only for about 10 minutes but took a jab at rival Sen. Senator Sanders, who has staked Joe Biden campaign on the ability to bring more Americans -- particularly young people -- out in droves to the polls. Senator Sanders likes to say hell need a record turnout to defeat Donald Trump. Hes right, but were the campaign thats going to do that record turnout.

  3. Dada Pota Lyrics Gulzaar chhaniwala:

    Tutti wa cycle aage baith doodh woh lyave tha Paati si dhoti uski, pateya sa kurta re Mar gaya woh keh ke kunba rahio char diwari mein Maaneya na koyi ib yo jodya na judta re Wa khaat re uski rove Boli aaya koyi beta na Uka saans halak mein uthe the Wa sonki ure tha leta na Woh aangan aala hukka bol raha Maanas dil ka achchha tha Mere maare pachhe na puchhenge Woh baat ka teekha sachcha tha Re dada gel se tera Re pota roya kyon mera Re Chhaniwale kyun Aakhyan aansu cho raha Re mudke, mudke ne aaja dada Pota yo tera baitha ro reha Re ismein milti na dholi dhoti Pagdi wa Haryane mein to reha Re mudke, mudke ne aaja oh dada Pagdi to milgi dada Pagdi to milgi dada Par kaari kaari re Photu teri dekh kaalja se Maare kilkaari re Goddeya ma besak dum na ho Modde pe manne chadhaya tha Mere geetan mein woh ras koneya Jo sang tere main aaya Ye kolhu gere se na Wa deeke khetan ki baad Safedan dhadhi aala Woh appa kho reha Re mudke, mudke ne aaja dada Pota yo tera baitha ro reha Re ismein milti na dholi dhoti Pagdi wa Haryane mein to reha Re mudke, mudke ne aaja oh dada Tadke uth ke jab baithak mein Aawajan karta hukka yo Kunbe ne aage karja tha Tera ek bathera rukk yo Yeh bhains bhi heji ho ri se Na chare charayi chhanas ki Jaaye paachhe ve raah paate Ki mat buddhe uss maanas ki Dada! Bachpan mein to tananiyan pota tera yo Aaj dil ki baat kehn laag geya Arre jee to ghana hi kare hai Teri ungli pakad ke khet mein jaau Par ib to taara mere laageya Ek baat bataun ghana yaad aave se Re mudke, mudke ne aaja dada Pota yo tera baitha ro reha Re ismein milti na dholi dhoti Pagdi wa Haryane mein to reha Re mudke, mudke ne aaja oh dada

  4. Umera Ahmed:

    Zindagi main ek muqaam aesa bhi aata hai jab hamarey paas kuch nahi hota, na koi maa baap, na behan bhai na hi koi dost rishtedaar. Us waqt hamen ehsaas hota hai k sirf Allah hi hai jo is kha'la me hamen thaamey hoye hain. Tab hamen ehsaas hota hai k hamarey honey na honey se sirf hamen farq parta hai, kainaat ki kisi cheez par koi farq nahi parta, bs hamara kirdaar khatam hojata hai.

  5. David Teuscher:

    In boxing, you have to keep your hands up in front of your face and upper torso to defend the blows, or hold them out in a defensive position, and all of that dramatically affects the rotator cuff tendons, it’s his punching shoulder, not his jab shoulder, but either one you have to be able to hit with both, which means you have to be able to extend it out there.


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