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English noun: jostle

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


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.


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

Broader (hypernym)force, push

Narrower (hyponym)elbow, shoulder in

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