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jostle

jos·tle

jostle

 
pronunciation:
ja sl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: jostled, jostles, jostling
definition: to push, crowd, or bump into on purpose.
The children jostled each other as they waited in line.
synonyms:
bump, collide, crowd, push
similar words:
elbow, jar, jog, jolt, shoulder, shove
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the action or an instance of jostling; bump.
He gave me a jostle that made me drop my books.
synonyms:
bump, push
similar words:
collision, jar, jog, jolt, shove
derivation: jostler (n.)