Translation of "stab" - English-French dictionary
stab verb /stab/ ( past tense, past participle stabbed)
› to wound or pierce with a pointed instrument or weapon
He stabbed him (through the heart / in the chest) with a dagger. stabbing adjective › (of pain etc) very acute as though caused by a stab
He complained of a stabbing pain just before he collapsed. stab (someone) in the back › to act treacherously towards (someone)
poignarder qqn dans le dos
He was stabbed in the back by one of his colleagues.