Jostlement Jos"tle*ment, n. Crowding; hustling. [1913 Webster]

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  • jostlement — lmənt noun ( s) : disturbance by pushing and shoving bursting in his full blown way along the pavement, to the jostlement of all weaker people Charles Dickens …   Useful english dictionary

  • jostlement — n. jostling, pushing, pressing, shoving, crowding; state of being crowded or squeezed together …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jostlement — jos·tle·ment …   English syllables

  • 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

  • jostle — [c]/ˈdʒɒsəl / (say josuhl) verb (jostled, jostling) –verb (t) 1. to strike or push roughly or rudely against; elbow roughly; hustle. 2. to drive or force by or as by pushing or shoving. –verb (i) 3. to collide with, or strike others as in passing …   Australian English dictionary

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