- 1to push a pointed object into someone or something, or in the direction of someone or something, with a sudden strong movement synonym prod
- 2 jab somebody/something (in something) (with something) She jabbed him in the ribs with her finger. jab something in something She jabbed her finger in his ribs. jab (at somebody/something) (with something) He jabbed at the picture with his finger. The boxer jabbed at his opponent.
NAmE//dʒæb//[transitive, intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they jab
he / she / it jabs
past simple jabbed
-ing form jabbing