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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [jab]
    • /dʒæb/
    • /dʒæb/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jab]
    • /dʒæb/

Definitions of jabbed word

  • noun jabbed a poke with the end or point of something; a sharp, quick thrust. 1
  • noun jabbed a short, quick punch. 1
  • noun jabbed Simple past tense and past participle of jab. 1

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Origin of jabbed

First appearance:

before 1815
One of the 39% newest English words
1815-25; variant, orig. Scots, of job2

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Parts of speech for Jabbed


jabbed popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 70% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

jabbed usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for jabbed

noun jabbed

  • jagged — having ragged notches, points, or teeth; zigzag: the jagged edge of a saw; a jagged wound.
  • prodded — to poke or jab with or as if with something pointed: I prodded him with my elbow.
  • thrust — to push forcibly; shove; put or drive with force: He thrust his way through the crowd. She thrust a dagger into his back.
  • punched — a tool or machine for perforating or stamping materials, driving nails, etc.
  • dug — a simple past tense and past participle of dig1. and dig2 .

Antonyms for jabbed

noun jabbed

  • pulled — of or denoting meat that is cooked until the meat can easily be pulled off the bone, as in pulled pork.

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