- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||accosted, accosting, accosts
||to confront and speak first to, often aggressively.
A man accosted me at the train station and asked me for money.A talkative woman accosted me at the party, and I couldn't get away.
- affront, buttonhole, confront, waylay
- similar words:
- aggress, assail, assault, attack, badger, bother, bully, charge, face, hail, harass, nab, outface, trouble
||affront, confront, encounter, molest, solicit, tout, waylay