Definition Of stab
(of a person) thrust a knife or other pointed weapon into (someone) so as to wound or kill.
he stabbed him in the stomach
a thrust with a knife or other pointed weapon.
multiple stab wounds
an attempt to do (something).
Meredith made a feeble stab at joining in
Example Of stab
A knife stab laceration or glass injury to the hand would make exploration of the wound mandatory.
A Tadcaster shop worker was left terror-stricken today after a youth threatened to stab her with a knife unless she gave him money from the till.
Afflicted by writer's block, Kaufman's frustration is heightened by the overnight success of his brother Donald's first stab at screenwriting.
Although a knife is the most commonly used weapon to inflict stab wounds, other devices also can be used.
An ambulance was called just before 11.10 am yesterday and Mr Horner was taken to York Hospital suffering from multiple stab wounds.