To strike, stab, or punch, as with something pointed.To drive; force.To aim a blow; strike at something.n. A sudden stab, prick, or thrust, as with anything pointed; a jab.n. A small piece of wood.n. A lump.n. A particular piece of work; something to be done; any undertaking of a defined or restricted character; also, an engagement for the performance of some specified work: something to do.n. In printing, specifically, a piece of work of the miscellaneous class, including posters, handbills, bill-heads, cards, circulars, small pamphlets, etc.n. An imposition; a trick.n. An undertaking so managed as to secure unearned profit or undue advantage; especially, a public duty or trust performed or conducted with a view to improper private gain; a perversion of trust for personal benefit in doing any work.n. Odd jobs, disconnected, irregular, or trivial pieces of work.Specifically— Assigned to a special use, as a horse let out or hired by the week or month.Bought or sold together; lumped together: used chiefly in the phrase job lot, a quantity of goods, either of a miscellaneous character, or of the same kind but of different qualities, conditions, sizes, etc., disposed of or bought as a single lot for a lump sum and at a comparatively low price.To let out in separate portions, an work among different contractors or workmen: often with out: as, to job out the building of a house.To let out or to hire by the week or month, as horses or carriages.To buy in large quantities, and sell to dealers in smaller lots: as, to job cotton; to job cigars. See jobber, 3.To deal in the public stocks on one's own account. See jobber.To work at jobs or at chance work.To let or to hire horses, carriages, etc., for occasional use.To execute a trust in such a manner as to make it subserve unjustly one's private ends; especially, to pervert public service to private advantage.To chide; reprimand.