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Definitions and Synonyms of stabbing | Another word for stabbing | What is stabbing?

Definition 1: causing physical or especially psychological injury - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stabbing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a stabbing remark
  • wounding and false charges of disloyalty

Synonyms for stabbing in the sense of this definition

(stabbing is similar to ...) causing or capable of causing harm

"too much sun is harmful to the skin" "harmful effects of smoking"

Definition 2: painful as if caused by a sharp instrument - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stabbing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a cutting wind
  • keen winds
  • knifelike cold
  • piercing knifelike pains
  • piercing cold
  • piercing criticism
  • a stabbing pain
  • lancinating pain

Synonyms for stabbing in the sense of this definition

(stabbing is similar to ...) keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point

"a sharp pain" "sharp winds"

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