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Definition 1: the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for jostle in the sense of this definition

(jostle is a kind of ...) the act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something)

"he gave the door a shove"

(... is a kind of jostle ) jostling with the elbows

"elbowing is a foul in basketball"

Definition 2: come into rough contact with while moving - [verb of motion]

Samples where jostle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train

Synonyms for jostle in the sense of this definition

(jostle is a kind of ...) move with force

"He pushed the table into a corner"

(... is a kind of jostle ) push one's way with the elbows

(... is a kind of jostle ) push one's way in with one's shoulders

Definition 3: make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving - [verb of motion]

Samples where jostle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform

(jostle is a kind of ...) proceed along a path

"work one's way through the crowd" "make one's way into the forest"

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