Advertisement

Advertisement

View definitions for accost

accost

verb as in approach for conversation or solicitation

Discover More

Example Sentences

Or, even more embarrassingly, she did and opted to accost Aslan about his religion regardless of the claims in his book.

The dreamer tries to help, and fends off a man who is about to accost her with lecherous intentions.

Yet how painful not to be allowed to call at a single house, or to accost a single person we met.

Toward noon a single man ventured out into the road to accost the cowboy.

Doubtless it never entered the Captain's head that any peasant would accost him about such a trifle as the ruin of his daughter.

He pretends to come out quite by accident, and will express great surprise when I accost him in the way I intend.

As I moved away, I saw one of the gamblers approach and accost him; then another of them; then the third.

Advertisement

Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for huddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to accost, such as: annoy, buttonhole, confront, address, bother, and brace.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement