US: /ˈstæbɪŋ/
UK: /stˈæbɪŋ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

  • tính từ
    • rất nhói và đột ngột như bị dao đâm (cơn đau )
    • danh từ
      • sự đâm; sự bị đâm (bằng dao )

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, adjective
    + noun
    an occasion when a person is stabbed with a knife or other pointed object: a fatal stabbing + There has been an increase in the number of stabbings in the city.
    + adjective [usually before noun] (of pain) very sharp, sudden and strong: a stabbing pain in the chest

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 stick, puncture, prick, lance, jab, pierce, run through, impale, gore, transfix, knife, bayonet, skewer, spike, spit, spear, pin; plunge, poke, thrust:
    In the melee, George was stabbed in the arm. It is said that she stabbed a fork into his hand.
    2 stab in the back. harm, betray, sell out, double-cross, give the Judas kiss, play false with:
    As soon as he had left, they stabbed him in the back by phoning the authorities.
    3 puncture, jab, thrust, (stab-)wound:
    The coroner's office reported that the body had six stabs in the abdomen.
    4 attempt, try, essay; guess, conjecture:
    Even if you are wrong, you lose nothing by making a stab at the right answer.
    5 pang, twinge, pain, ache, hurt, stitch:
    Doctor, I get a terrible stab of pain in my side when I turn that way.
    6 stab in the back. treachery, betrayal, double-cross, Judas kiss, kiss of death, duplicity:
    Informing on someone to the tax inspector is a really nasty stab in the back.

    Concise English dictionary

    +a sudden sharp feeling
    +a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    +informal words for any attempt or effort
    +use a knife on
    +stab or pierce
    +poke or thrust abruptly