- 1. jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting, gesture
- usage: a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
- 2. jab, punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug
- usage: a quick short straight punch
- 3. dig, jab, touch, touching
- usage: the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"
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- 1. jab, prod, stab, poke, dig, thrust
- usage: poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
- 2. jab, strike
- usage: strike or punch with quick and short blows
- 3. stab, jab, thrust
- usage: stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"
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