Translation of "stab" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb uk us /stæb/ (-bb-)

[ T ] to injure someone with a sharp pointed object such as a knife

She was stabbed several times in the chest. 她胸口被捅了几刀。
He was jailed for fifteen years for stabbing his wife to death. 他因捅死妻子被判入狱15年。

[ I or T ] to make a short forceful pushing movement with a finger or a long thin object

As she spoke she stabbed the air with her finger. 她一边说一边用手指在空中比划着。
He stabbed at the meat with his fork. 他用叉子戳着那块肉。

(Translation of “stab verb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)