jab

This page is about the slang term jab.

Meaning: an injection with a hypodermic syringe

For example:

  • I went to see my doctor yesterday to get a flu jab.

  • It's time for our kids to get another set of vaccination jabs. I'll take them to the clinic in the morning.

Quick Quiz:

If you need a jab to get immunised against something, you could go to

a. a boxing gym

b. a police station

c. a hospital

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Contributor: Matt Errey