Jostled
Jostle Jos"tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jostled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jostling}.] [A dim. of joust, just, v. See {Joust}, and cf. {Justle}.] [Written also {justle}.] To run against and shake; to push out of the way; to elbow; to hustle; to disturb by crowding; to crowd against. ``Bullies jostled him.'' --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

Systems of movement, physical, intellectual, and moral, which are perpetually jostling each other. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jostle — I. verb (jostled; jostling) Etymology: alteration of justle, frequentative of 1joust Date: 1546 intransitive verb 1. a. to come in contact or into collision b. to make one s way by pushing and shoving < jostling …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jostle — jostlement, n. jostler, n. /jos euhl/, v., jostled, jostling, n. v.t. 1. to bump, push, shove, brush against, or elbow roughly or rudely. 2. to drive or force by, or as if by, pushing or shoving: The crowd jostled him into the subway. 3. to exist …   Universalium

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  • Jostling — Jostle Jos tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jostled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jostling}.] [A dim. of joust, just, v. See {Joust}, and cf. {Justle}.] [Written also {justle}.] To run against and shake; to push out of the way; to elbow; to hustle; to disturb by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • justle — Jostle Jos tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jostled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jostling}.] [A dim. of joust, just, v. See {Joust}, and cf. {Justle}.] [Written also {justle}.] To run against and shake; to push out of the way; to elbow; to hustle; to disturb by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • jostle — [[t]ʤɒ̱s(ə)l[/t]] jostles, jostling, jostled 1) VERB If people jostle you, they bump against you or push you in a way that annoys you, usually because you are in a crowd and they are trying to get past you. [V n] You get 2,000 people jostling… …   English dictionary

  • jostle — verb 1) she was jostled by noisy students Syn: push, shove, elbow, barge 2) people jostled for the best position Syn: struggle, vie, jockey, scramble, fight …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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