When Bieber jabbed at Siva Kaneswaran, a member of the Wanted, he connected.
It was neither the first nor the last time Horyn jabbed at someone's looks in print.
And on the far side of the wall would have been men who fired guns and waved torches and jabbed with spears.
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.