jab in

jab in

1. To poke, stab, or thrust something into something else. A noun or pronoun can be used between "jab" and "in." Don't just jab in the USB drive—you might break it! I can't believe the doctor just jabbed the needle in my arm like that!
2. To poke, punch, or stab someone in a particular part of their body. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is always used between "jab" and "in." She jabbed the criminal in the arm with a steak knife. The boxer jabbed his opponent in the gut.
See also: jab

jab someone in something

to poke someone in a particular location on the body. Fred jabbed Tom in the side. He jabbed himself in the hand.
See also: jab
References in classic literature ?
He was drunk at his wife's funeral, and kept reeling round and hiccuping `I didn't dri--i--i--nk much but I feel a--a-- awfully que--e--e--r.' I gave him a good jab in the back with my umbrella when he came near me, and it sobered him up until they got the casket out of the house.
Even eight years after the establishment of JAB in 2012, there has been no establishment of a working Press Club for journalists.
The UK's oldest boxing champion, Jack Bishop - 'Mr Boxing' - has teamed up with Careway, a partnership programme that supports independent pharmacies, to urge everyone to get their jab in this year and stay fighting fit for winter.
In addition to BDTCP's capital investment, BDT & Company LLC served as a financial co-advisor to JAB with Citigroup Global Markets Inc Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP acting as legal advisor to JAB in this transaction.
Even if people have had a flu jab in previous years they will need another one this year.
Dr Matthew Snape, from the Oxford Vaccine Group at the University of Oxford, who led the study, said the findings were also likely to apply to children who were younger than six to eight when they received the jab in 1999-2000.
Those aged 12 to 13 (Year 8) will receive the jab in a programme costing up to pounds 100 million a year in England.
Community pharmacy chain Lloyds pharmacy also said it would not be offering the jab in Wales as did private health service provider Bupa.
By adding just pounds 11.97 to their food bill Asda customers can have a flu jab in the stores' pharmacies.
His widow Val, 49, said: "We all had the polio jab in the 1950s.
My eldest two children had the jab in 1993 and 1997 (before the controversy began).
At the start of the month 26,974 people - 52 per cent of those eligible - had claimed their free jab in Coventry.