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1. jab

verb. ['ˈdʒæb'] poke or thrust abruptly.

Synonyms

  • stab
  • poke
  • thrust
  • prod

Antonyms

  • lose
  • defend
  • roughen

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Words that Rhyme with Jab

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  • drab
  • crabbe
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  • tabb
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Example sentences of the word jab


1. Verb, base form
Shift your right hip forward and then jab forward with your right hand.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The cross is a more powerful punch and utilizes more leg power than the jab.

3. Adjective
In an orthodox stance, your jab hand is your left.

4. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Begin at the top of the porch roof, and jab the spade under the shingles to remove them.

2. jab

noun. ['ˈdʒæb'] a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow).

Synonyms

  • poking
  • poke
  • thrust
  • gesture
  • jabbing

Antonyms

  • miss
  • disengage
  • discolor
  • abstain

3. jab

noun. ['ˈdʒæb'] a quick short straight punch.

Synonyms

  • poke
  • slug
  • clout
  • punch
  • biff

Antonyms

  • discouragement
  • discourage
  • unmoving
  • stifle

4. jab

verb. ['ˈdʒæb'] strike or punch with quick and short blows.

5. jab

noun. ['ˈdʒæb'] the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • touch

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • pull
  • stand still

6. jab

verb. ['ˈdʒæb'] stab or pierce.

Synonyms

  • thrust
  • goad
  • prick
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