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(noun, verb)


There are 6 meanings of the word Jab.

How to pronounce jab:


Jab - as a noun

A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

Example: "He warned me with a jab with his finger"

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A quick short straight punch

The act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow

Example: "She gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Jab - as a verb

Poke or thrust abruptly

Example: "He jabbed his finger into her ribs"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Strike or punch with quick and short blows

Stab or pierce

Example: "He jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"

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Example Sentences

"He received a jab from the doctor for his flu vaccination."
"The boxer delivered a powerful jab to his opponent's jaw."
"I felt a sharp jab in my side and realized I had been stung by a bee."
"She gave him a playful jab in the arm to get his attention."
"The nurse administered a tetanus jab to the child."
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Word Game Points

Is JAB a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, jab is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

JAB has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is JAB a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, jab is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
JAB has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 15.

Is JAB a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, jab is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
JAB has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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