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jostle

noun

1 jostle

The act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing).

synonym: jostling.

Dutch: gekrioel, gewriemel
Polish: potrÄ…cenie, trÄ…cenie



verb

1 jostle

Make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving.

Roget 713: be discordant etc. adj.; disagree, come amiss etc. 24; clash, jar, jostle, pull different ways, conflict, have no measures with, ... show more

Roget 179: counteract; run counter, clash, cross; interfere with, conflict with; contravene; jostle; go against, run against, beat against, militate against; stultify; ... show more

Roget 315: be agitated &c.; shake; tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf; quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, ... show more

Dutch: bruuskeren, drummen, omverduwen

2 jostle

Come into rough contact with while moving:
— The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train.

synonym: shove.

Roget 276: give an impetus etc. n.; impel, push; start, give a start to, set going; drive, urge, boom; thrust, prod, ... show more

Dutch: wegduwen, wegschuiven


Moby thesaurus: agree to disagree, assault, battle, be at cross-purposes, be at variance, bear, bear upon, bearing, bob, bobble, boost, bounce, box, brawl, break, break off, broil, buck, bull, bulldoze ... show more.

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