Jostle

Definition of Jostle

Jos´tle
v. t.1.To run against and shake; to push out of the way; to elbow; to hustle; to disturb by crowding; to crowd against.
[imp. & p. p. Jostled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jostling .]
Systems of movement, physical, intellectual, and moral, which are perpetually jostling each other.
- I. Taylor.
v. i.1.To push; to crowd; to hustle.
None jostle with him for the wall.
- Lamb.
n.1.A conflict by collisions; a crowding or bumping together; interference.
The jostle of South African nationalities and civilization.
- The Nation.

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