Example sentences for: jabs

How can you use “jabs” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Barney Frank (the top Democrat) announced the decision at a press conference, after which the two traded partisan jabs.

  • Dissenting, the Washington Post 's Tom Shales calls the show's jabs at yokels "smug and snide."

  • As a New Yorker born and raised, I must confess to a visceral appreciation for petty jabs at Southerners, "good ol' boys," or other similar cultural unknowns.

  • Kristol and both Carlsons--Tucker and Margaret--blame Seattle's mayor for treating the protestors with kid gloves ("a weak mayor of Seattle, I'm afraid, a kind of cappuccino sipper," jabs Tucker Carlson).

  • But our anti-Southern jabs, above, are more than the ordinary scorn of neighbor vs. neighbor, more than urban vs. rural.


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