have a stab at

Definition of have a stab at

:to try (doing something)
  • Let me have a stab at fixing that.

Word by Word Definitions

stab play
  1. : a wound produced by a pointed object or weapon

  2. : a thrust of a pointed weapon

  3. : a jerky thrust

  1. : to wound or pierce by the thrust of a pointed object or weapon

  2. : thrust, drive

  3. : to thrust or give a wound with or as if with a pointed weapon


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