Translation of "jab" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /dʒæb/ us /dʒæb/ present participle jabbing, past tense and past participle jabbed

to push something quickly into another thing or towards another thing

He jabbed a finger into her back.
He was yelling and jabbing a finger in her face.
noun uk /dʒæb/ us /dʒæb/ UK informal

an injection (= when a drug is put into your body using a needle)

vacuna, inyección
a flu jab

(Translation of “jab” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /dʒӕb/ (past tense, past participle jabbed)

to poke or prod

pinchar; golpear
He jabbed me in the ribs with his elbow
She accidentally jabbed the needle into her finger.

(Translation of “jab” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)