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verb as in bump, shake

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Example Sentences

At first, I could only see people running, yelling and jostling.

From the seat behind, Red Dog reaches forward to tap Willie on the shoulder, jostling Gregg awake in the process.

Instead, Midnight Memories is more like a bunch of aspiring singles jumbled together, jostling for attention.

Midnight Memories is a bunch of aspiring singles jumbled together, jostling for attention.

He also knows Likud politics is more about internal jostling for power than anything else.

Reaching Piccadilly, Gray stood for a time on the corner, indifferent to the jostling of passers-by.

The school children were jostling against each other on the planks, on the opposite side of the street, laughing and shouting.

As in a dream, she saw that her room was full of snakes, all jostling and squabbling over the bowls of milk until it was finished.

A woman's place is at home, in a handsome drawing-room, with every comfort about her—not jostling about in the crowd with men.

Ruth heeded neither the jostling of office-boys, porters, or draymen, as she held out her eager hand for the letter.


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

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