Meaning of “grab at sb/sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

grab at sb/sth

phrasal verb with grab uk us /ɡræb/ verb [ T ] (present participle grabbing, past tense and past participle grabbed)

to try to get hold of someone or something quickly, with your hand

(Definition of “grab at sb/sth” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)