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synonyms for jostling

  • hustle
  • scramble
  • shove
  • bulldoze
  • butt
  • crash
  • crowd
  • elbow
  • jab
  • jog
  • joggle
  • jolt
  • nudge
  • press
  • push
  • shoulder
  • squeeze
  • thrust
  • bang into
  • bump heads
  • push around
  • push aside
  • rough and tumble

antonyms for jostling

MOST RELEVANT
  • leave alone
  • pull
  • repress
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How to use jostling in a sentence

Reaching Piccadilly, Gray stood for a time on the corner, indifferent to the jostling of passers-by.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The school children were jostling against each other on the planks, on the opposite side of the street, laughing and shouting.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
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.
THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
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.
THE QUIVER 3/1900ANONYMOUS
Ruth heeded neither the jostling of office-boys, porters, or draymen, as she held out her eager hand for the letter.
RUTH HALLFANNY FERN
A crowd gathered around, and in the jostling and pushing Jones and Wood were separated, and Wood walked away.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF PARDEE BUTLERPARDEE BUTLER
You would see people walking up and down and in and out for no reason, and jostling each other round and round.
THE ARBITERLADY F. E. E. BELL
It had only been for five minutes, in the wing, amid jostling and shuffling and shoving, that they held this conference.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
The jostling crowds in the streets below suddenly stood motionless.
THE LAND OF THE CHANGING SUNWILLIAM N. HARBEN
He had a wonderful faculty for making his way through a crowd, without jostling anybody or being jostled himself.
CREDITORS; PARIAHAUGUST STRINDBERG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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