Maybe you think Botox is no big deal—a quick lunchtime jab to freshen up the face?
Even Gingrich, after complimenting Cain's attempt to simplify a complex idea, took a jab at the pizza guy.
These men hardly talk, and when they do, they do it without facial expressions, without a jab in the side, a poke on the shoulder.
This could be construed as a jab at Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, who is actively considering both.
A man was restraining him from behind while, to his horror, he said, he saw another leaning in to jab a syringe into his arm.
When he shove frough, nen I ole suddenity begin push, jab, shove—quick—ole semma churn budder.
Makes him wince a little, that jab does, and he flushes up under the eyes.
Unbuckling the spur from her heel, she used the rowel as a knife to jab a hole in the clay.
A jab from someone's elbow had decorated Dulcie Vale with a black eye.
Now and again he stopped to listen or to jab tile suspended wolf with the ax-handle.
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.
1825, from jab (v.). Meaning "a punch with the fist" is from 1889. Sense of "injection with a hypodermic needle," beloved by headline writers, is from 1914.