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stabbing British & World English

An act or instance of wounding or killing someone with a knife

stabbing New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

wire stitching near the back edge of a closed section or pamphlet

stabbing in stab British & World English

Thrust a knife or other pointed weapon into (someone) so as to wound or kill

back-stabbing British & World English

The action of criticizing someone in a treacherous manner despite pretending friendship with them

stab British & World English

(Of a pain or painful thing) cause a sudden sharp sensation

stab into/through in stab British & World English

(Of a sharp or pointed object) violently pierce