Synonyms for jabbed

MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for jabbed

MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JABBED

Augustine was so enthusiastic that she jabbed the poker into the stove harder than ever.

Stan jabbed a slab of wood into the stove and slammed the door.

You jabbed it into the small of the back and waked life that way.

Cochise, following at his heels, cursed and jabbed his knife into Lennon's leg.

"I jabbed him with this needle," said the doctor, with disgust.

Then, with his foot, Jerry jabbed the remaining two back to consciousness.

He jabbed—once, twice, three times—and lashed out with his right.

Oh, I jabbed him in the eye with a pair of nail-scissors, and he went away!

At which Mr. Hiscock winces like he'd been jabbed with a pin.

Really it sounded as though someone had jabbed it viciously.

WORD ORIGIN

1825, "to thrust with a point," Scottish variant of job "to strike, pierce, thrust," from Middle English jobben "to jab, thrust, peck" (late 15c.), of unknown origin, perhaps echoic. Related: Jabbed; jabbing.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.