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Similar words: jamb · cab · dab · fab · gab · jag · jam · jar · jaw · jay
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jab

1. verb strike, poke2. verb finger, tool, etc3. verb BOX4. noun poke, blow5. noun BOX punch6. noun MED injection7. noun pain8. noun critical remark 1 verb strike, poke
TRANSITIVEprioc verb  c m usonc a thabhairt dopriocadh a thabhairt doI jabbed him with the umbrella thug mé priocadh den scáth fearthainne dóshe jabbed the button down bhrúigh sí síos an cnaipehe jabbed her eye out bhain sé an tsúil as a ceannthey jabbed each other bhí siad ag gabháil de dhoirne ina chéile, bhí siad ag gabháil de dhoirne ar a chéileshe jabbed the sliotar home shac sí an sliotar isteach san eangach
INTRANSITIVEhis fists jabbed in my direction bhí sé ag gabháil de dhoirne i mo threohe jabbed at the name on the page dhírigh sé a mhéar ar an ainm a bhí ar an leathanachI jabbed at the lever thug mé áladh ar an luamhán
2 verb finger, tool, etc TRANSITIVEsáigh verb  c m udírigh verb  c m ufingers were jabbed bhíothas ag sá méarshe jabbed a finger in his direction sháigh sí méar ina threohe jabbed a needle into her arm sháigh sé snáthaid ina sciathánshe jabbed her elbow into my ribs thug sí sonc dá huillinn sna heasnacha dom
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3 verb BOX INTRANSITIVEsmitín a thabhairt 4 noun poke, blowsonc masc4  c m usáiteán masc1  c m u 5 noun BOX punchsmitín masc4  c m udorn masc1  c m ubuille masc4  c m uhe landed his right jab on my jaw bhuail sé deasóg ghéar i mbun an ghéill orm 6 noun informal MED injectioninstealladh masc  c m u 7 noun painarraing fem2  c m udaigh fem2  c m u 8 noun critical remarksáiteán masc1  c m ugob masc1  c m uhe had a jab at his critics chaith sé sáiteán le lucht a cháinte, chaith sé gob chuig lucht a cháinte
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