HyperDic: jostle

English > 3 senses of the word jostle:
VERBmotionjostlemake one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
motionjostle, shovecome into rough contact with while moving
NOUNactjostle, jostlingthe act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
jostle > pronunciation
Soundsjhaa'sahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > jostle: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing).
Synonymjostling
Narrowerelbowingjostling with the elbows
BroadershoveThe act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something)
Spanishporrazo, trompazo
Catalantrompada
Verbsjostlecome into rough contact with while moving
jostlemake one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
English > jostle: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningmake one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform"
Broadermake, workproceed along a path
Spanishcodear, empujar
Nounsjostle, jostlingthe act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
English > jostle: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningCome into rough contact with while moving.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train"
Synonymshove
NarrowerelbowPush one's way with the elbows
shoulder inPush one's way in with one's shoulders
Broaderpush, forceMove with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
Spanishempellar, empujar, impeler
Catalanempentar, empentejar, empènyer, impel·lir
Nounsjostle, jostlingthe act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)

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