Meaning of stab

Definition of stab

(noun) a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"
a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him"
informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"
(verb) use a knife on; "The victim was knifed to death"
stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"
poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"

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