Jostle : Definition

Jostle

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Definitions of Jostle

Pronunciation : Jos"tle
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [A dim. of joust, just, v. See Joust, and cf. Justle.] [Written also justle.]
Definition : Defn: To run against and shake; to push out of the way; to elbow; to hustle; to disturb by crowding; to crowd against. "Bullies jostled him." Macaulay. Systems of movement, physical, intellectual, and moral, which are perpetually jostling each other. I. Taylor.

t. [imp. & p. p. Jostled; p. pr. & vb. n. Jostling.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Jos"tle
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To push; to crowd; to hustle. None jostle with him for the wall. Lamb.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Jos"tle
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A conflict by collisions; a crowding or bumping together; interference. The jostle of South African nationalities and civilization. The Nation.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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