Meaning of jab

jab

Pronunciation: ( jab), [key]
— v., n. jabbed, jab•bing,
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to poke, or thrust abruptly or sharply, as with the end or point of a stick.
  2. to punch, esp. with a short, quick blow.
—n.
  1. a poke with the end or point of something; a sharp, quick thrust.
  2. a short, quick punch.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also:
  • jab (Thesaurus)