There are 2 translations of jab in Spanish:

jab1

Pronunciation: /dʒæb/

vt (-bb-)

  • I jabbed myself with the needle me pinché con la aguja, me piqué con la aguja (Méx) she jabbed her elbow into his ribs le dio un codazo en las costillas you nearly jabbed my eye out! ¡por poco me sacas un ojo! she jabbed her finger at the mistakes señaló los errores con el dedo

vi (-bb-)

  • to jab at sth he jabbed at my arm with his finger me dio en el brazo con el dedo she jabbed at the food with her fork pinchaba la comida con el tenedor
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    • Mr Hoebig jabbed at it quickly with his bow, but had to return his attention to his playing.
    • Ubdal found herself being jabbed at by rifles, and forced into her friends as the attacks advanced.
    • The guy whacked at our van with his stick and jabbed at Austin's face through the glass as Mike drove us away.

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adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of jab in Spanish:

jab2

n

  • 1.1 (prick) pinchazo (m), piquete (m) (Méx) ; (blow) golpe (m); (with elbow) codazo (m)
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    • Myst caught the fist but was still took the blow from the quick jab that followed.
    • Using jabs to keep the bigger man at bay and hard rights to stun him time after time, Ellis handled Bonavena with surprising ease.
    • Ali used his speed to avoid Cooper's hook and he used his jabs to open a severe cut over Cooper's eye.
    1.2 (in boxing) corto (m), jab (m) (esp AmL) 1.3 (injection) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], inyección (f) I've had my jab me han puesto or dado la inyección
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    • Her mother Mandy, 38, has now urged all parents to have their children vaccinated with the MMR jab, which protects children against measles, mumps and rubella.
    • Mrs Lloyd said her son developed symptoms of the rare Guillain-Barre syndrome eight days after receiving the MMR jab.
    • A couple of weeks ago my son who has the same first name as me but he is M.A. Gray whilst I am M.P. Gray went to the surgery to have jabs etc. for his holiday in the Gambia.

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.