Jostle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒɑːsl|  American pronunciation of the word jostle
Brit.  |ˈdʒɒs(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word jostle


- the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing) (syn: jostling)


- make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
- come into rough contact with while moving(syn: shove)


The children were jostleing with each other.

Followers of the president jostled for position in front of the TV cameras.

A thousand thoughts were jostling around inside my mind.

We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform

The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train

94% of the butterflies are females, and they jostle for the attention of the few males, who seem reluctant suitors.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: jostle
he/she/it: jostles
present participle: jostling
past tense: jostled
past participle: jostled
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