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Definitions and Synonyms of joust | Another word for joust | What is joust?

Definition 1: a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for joust in the sense of this definition

(joust is a kind of ...) an energetic attempt to achieve something

"getting through the crowd was a real struggle" "he fought a battle for recognition"

(... is part of joust) a series of jousts between knights contesting for a prize

Definition 2: joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback - [verb of competition]

(joust is a kind of ...) be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

"the tribesmen fought each other" "Siblings are always fighting" "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"

(... is a kind of joust ) charge with a tilt

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