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verb as in bump, shake

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At the entrance, they jostled each other harder than, I suspect, neon-clad teenagers at the Barclays Center might.

We should have been jostled by commuters surging in and out of a spectacular, $2 billion train station.

Grain merchants and vegetable dealers jostled each other in the streets themselves.

Afterward, outside the police cordon thrown around the building, somebody jostled against him, peered under his hat brim.

A hurrying man jostled her, and Genevieve stepped into a doorway to think.

Rights jostled against rights, the happiness of one man or one class against another's.

In rescuing an unstable coffee-pot a moment later, he accidentally jostled against José's leg.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jostled, such as: scramble, shove, hustle, shoulder, bulldoze, and nudge.

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