jab out

jab out

To stab or thrust something outward in the direction of someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "jab" and "out." The teacher jabbed her finger out at the disruptive student. The mantis shrimp is able to jab out its claws at incredible speeds.
See also: jab, out

jab something out

to thrust something out. Molly jabbed her fist out suddenly. She jabbed out her fist.
See also: jab, out