Tamil Dictionary definitions for Stab

Stab : செருகு

Stab : செருகு

Stab definition

Transitive verb.

  1. To pierce with a pointed weapon; to wound or kill by the thrust of a pointed instrument; as, to stab a man with a dagger; also, to thrust; as, to stab a dagger into a person.
  2. Fig.: To injure secretly or by malicious falsehood or slander; as, to stab a person's reputation.

Intransitive verb.

  1. To give a wound with a pointed weapon; to pierce; to thrust with a pointed weapon.
  2. To wound or pain, as if with a pointed weapon.


  1. The thrust of a pointed weapon.
  2. A wound with a sharp-pointed weapon; as, to fall by the stab an assassin.
  3. Fig.: An injury inflicted covertly or suddenly; as, a stab given to character.