Translation of "stab" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

stab

verb uk us /stæb/ (-bb-)

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

(用刀等銳器)戳,捅,刺
She was stabbed several times in the chest. 她胸口被捅了幾刀。
He was jailed for fifteen years for stabbing his wife to death. 他因刺死妻子被判入獄15年。

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

(用指頭或細長物)戳,捅
As she spoke she stabbed the air with her finger. 她一邊說一邊用手指在空中比劃著。
He stabbed at the meat with his fork. 他用叉子戳著那塊肉。

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