Synonyms of stabbing


1. knife, stab, injure, wound

usage: use a knife on; "The victim was knifed to death"

2. stab, jab, thrust

usage: stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"

3. jab, prod, stab, poke, dig, thrust

usage: poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"


1. stabbing, wounding, harmful (vs. harmless)

usage: causing physical or especially psychological injury; "a stabbing remark"; "wounding and false charges of disloyalty"

2. cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating, sharp (vs. dull)

usage: painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"

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Definition and meaning of stabbing (Dictionary)