Jab Noun Synonyms
stab, thrust, poke, dig, prod, plunge, nudge, tap
The doctor jabbed a needle into my arm.
Jab Verb Synonyms
punch, belt, smack, rap, whack, thwack, cuff, thump, wallop, clip, sock, slug, biff
A hard jab in the stomach made the bully turn to pudding.
stab, thrust, poke, dig, prod, nudge
I felt the jab of her elbow signalling me to be quiet.
punch, hit, strike, belt, smack, rap, whack, thwack, cuff, thump, wallop, elbow, clip, sock, slug, biff
I jabbed him in the jaw with a quick left.
Entertainment / Basketball / Jab Step: Jab step also known as side step is performed when a player holds onto the ball before dribbling while his non-pivot leg performs a routine jabbing. This move is used to test defender's defensive weak MORE
Entertainment / Music / Jabissary Music: Music of the military corps of the Turkish sultan, characterized by percussion instruments such as triangle, cymbals, bell tree and bass drum as well as trumpets and double-reed instruments. MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Neologism: A made-up word that is not a part of normal, everyday vocabulary. Often Shakespeare invented new words in his place for artistic reasons. For instance, 'I hold her as a thing enskied.' The word enskie MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Anastrophe: Inverted order of words or events as a rhetorical scheme. Anastrophe is specifically a type of hyperbaton in which the adjective appears after the noun when we expect to find the adjective before the MORE
Life Style / Poetry / Nonsense Verse: Lines that read like word-salad, where individually the terms may be recognizable but in their order and grammatical relations make no sense, or where common words accompany neologisms in expressions MORE