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English noun: jostle

1. jostle (act) the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)


Synonymsjostling


Broader (hypernym)shove


Narrower (hyponym)elbowing


English verb: jostle

1. jostle (motion) make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving


SamplesWe had to jostle our way to the front of the platform.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)make, work

2. jostle (motion) come into rough contact with while moving


SamplesThe passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train.


Synonymsshove


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)force, push


Narrower (hyponym)elbow, shoulder in









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