jostle definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • in the future in harsh contact while moving; push and shove: jostled up against the other individuals regarding the crowded system.
    • to create a person's way by pushing or elbowing: jostled through the friends into the bar.
    • To vie for a bonus or place.
    • to stay in close distance.
    • to select or try to select pockets.
    • To push; to crowd; to hustle.
  • verb-transitive:
    • in the future into rough connection with while moving: messengers who jostle pedestrians in the sidewalk.
    • To force by pushing or elbowing: jostled my way through the mob.
    • To vie with for an advantage or position.
    • To Stay In close proximity with: "Books printed in all languages ... jostle both on shelf” ( Virginia Woolf).
    • To pick or you will need to pick the pocket of.
    • To run against and shake; to push-out associated with the means; to elbow; to hustle; to disturb by crowding; to audience against.
  • noun:
    • A rough shove or push.
    • the health of being crowded collectively.
    • An experience by which jostling occurs.
    • becoming crowded or perhaps in an ailment of jostling.
    • A conflict by collisions; a crowding or thumping together; disturbance.
    • A pushing about or crowding; a shock or encounter.
    • the work of jostling (pushing your way by pushing)
  • verb:
    • To bump into or clean against while in movement.
    • To move through by pushing and shoving.
    • become near or in physical contact with.
    • To contend or vie being acquire something.
    • To pick or attempt to select pockets.
    • come right into rough contact with while going
    • make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
  • others:
    • To press against; crowd against to be able to make unsteady; shoulder; hustle.
    • to test.
    • To hustle; shove and be shoved about, as in a crowd.

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