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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. pang, stab, twinge(noun)

    a sudden sharp feeling

    "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"

  2. stab, thrust, knife thrust(noun)

    a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument

    "one strong stab to the heart killed him"

  3. shot, stab(verb)

    informal words for any attempt or effort

    "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"

  4. knife, stab(verb)

    use a knife on

    "The victim was knifed to death"

  5. stab, jab(verb)

    stab or pierce

    "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"

  6. jab, prod, stab, poke, dig(verb)

    poke or thrust abruptly

    "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. stab(Noun)

    An act of stabbing or thrusting with an object.

  2. stab(Noun)

    A wound made by stabbing.

  3. stab(Noun)

    Pain inflicted on a person's feelings.

  4. stab(Noun)

    An attempt.

    I'll give this thankless task a stab.

  5. stab(Noun)


  6. stab(Verb)

    To pierce or to wound with a pointed tool or weapon, especially a knife or dagger.

  7. stab(Verb)

    To aim a blow with a weapon or a finger (at someone or something).

  8. stab(Verb)

    To aim a blow with a weapon or a finger.

  9. stab(Verb)

    To cause a sharp, painful sensation.

  10. Origin: From late . Origin uncertain

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Stab(verb)

    to pierce with a pointed weapon; to wound or kill by the thrust of a pointed instrument; as, to stab a man with a dagger; also, to thrust; as, to stab a dagger into a person

  2. Stab(verb)

    fig.: To injure secretly or by malicious falsehood or slander; as, to stab a person's reputation

  3. Stab(verb)

    to give a wound with a pointed weapon; to pierce; to thrust with a pointed weapon

  4. Stab(verb)

    to wound or pain, as if with a pointed weapon

  5. Stab(noun)

    the thrust of a pointed weapon

  6. Stab(noun)

    a wound with a sharp-pointed weapon; as, to fall by the stab an assassin

  7. Stab(noun)

    fig.: An injury inflicted covertly or suddenly; as, a stab given to character

  8. Origin: [Cf. OD. staven to fix, fasten, fr. stave, staff, a staff, rod; akin to G. stab a staff, stick, E. staff; also Gael. stob to stab, as n., a stake, a stub. Cf. Staff.]

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  1. Stab

    The stab is a breakdance technique necessary to perform many downrock and power moves. It is not a distinct move, but is incorporated into many breakdance moves including the turtle, cricket, jackhammer, crab-walk, hand glide, some versions of the windmill, and many other floats and freezes. It allows the breakdancer's entire weight to be supported by bony structures while expending minimal muscular energy to maintain balance. The stab is accomplished by placing the olecranon process of the elbow firmly against the bones or tensed muscles of the abdomen, side, or back. Perhaps the most basic stab places the elbow against the anterior superior iliac spine. Meanwhile, the hand is placed against the ground. The radius and ulna are held perpendicular to the ground with the weight of the body on either side of the point of contact kept in perfect balance. Assuming this balance is maintained, the rest of the body can then be suspended above the ground in any desired position.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stab' in Verbs Frequency: #1078

Anagrams of stab »

  1. ATBs, bast, bats, tabs

  2. ATBs

  3. Bast

  4. Bats

  5. Tabs

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