adjective (stabbier, stabbiest)• informal
- 1(Of a pain) sudden and sharp: when I got out of bed I felt a stabby pain in my left footMore example sentences
- My head is killing me, my neck feels out, my shoulders and back are one big sharp stabby ache, and someone is standing on my chest, making breathing difficult.
- I have a nasty stabby pain in my lower right abdomen/pelvis, right above my hip bone.
- I have this weird stabby pain in my chest.
- 1.1(Of popular music) characterized by staccato interjected phrases: a stabby guitar riffMore example sentences
- A Loleatta Holloway sample bellows out among crowd cheers and stabby breakdowns.
- Even though this track is really minimal, it has so much drive thanks to those stabby bongos.
- The tune doesn't stray far from the sound we've come to expect from the French label: stomping drums supported by grinding electro-house bass and stabby synth melodies.
- 2(Of a person) very angry; furious: It’s not even 8 a.m. and I’m feeling stabbyMore example sentences
- You know what made me stabby tonight? Mosquitoes.
- I just travelled 60 miles for a meeting, only for it to be cancelled 5 minutes after it was supposed to start: this made me stabby.
- From the long lines to the disorganized, crowded aisles to the stabby patrons, this store is sure to raise your blood pressure a few notches.
More definitions of stabbyDefinition of stabby in:
- The US English dictionary