verb (used with object), verb (used without object), jabbed, jabbing.
to poke, or thrust abruptly or sharply, as with the end or point of a stick.
to punch, especially with a short, quick blow.
a poke with the end or point of something; a sharp, quick thrust.
a short, quick punch.

1815–25; variant, orig. Scots, of job2

jabbingly, adverb
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jab (dʒæb)
vb , jabs, jabbing, jabbed
1.  to poke or thrust sharply
2.  to strike with a quick short blow or blows
3.  a sharp poke or stab
4.  a quick short blow, esp (in boxing) a straight punch with the leading hand
5.  informal an injection: polio jabs
[C19: originally Scottish variant of job]

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Word Origin & History

1825, "to thrust with a point," Scot. variant of job "to strike, pierce, thrust," from M.E. jobben "to jab, thrust, peck" (c.1490), of unknown origin, perhaps echoic. Noun meaning "a punch with the fist" is from 1889. Sense of "injection with a hypodermic needle" is from 1914.
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Example sentences
Local and state officials jabbed fingers right back.
Occasionally he jumps out of his seat as if someone invisible had come up from
  behind and jabbed him.
Chimpanzees forcibly jabbed tools into hollow trunks or branches multiple times
  and smelled and/or licked them upon extraction.
Ginny's angry face seemed to scrunch up into a single point that jabbed at the
  fragile bubble of my lie.
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