jostle n : the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing) [syn: jostling]
1 make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving; "We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform"
2 come into rough contact with while moving; "The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train" [syn: shove]
EtymologyFormed from jousten + tle; originally justle "to have sex with"; from the Old French joster "to joust" Latin juxtare "to come together" from juxta "next to"
- Rhymes: -ɒsəl
To bump into or brush against while in motion
- Russian: [[пихаться
- An experience in which jostling occurs.
- Being crowded or in a contition of jostling.
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