1. [syn: jostle, jostling]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jostle \Jos"tle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jostled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Jostling.] [A dim. of joust, just, v. See Joust, and cf.
Justle.] [Written also justle.]
To run against and shake; to push out of the way; to elbow;
to hustle; to disturb by crowding; to crowd against. "Bullies
jostled him." --Macaulay.
Systems of movement, physical, intellectual, and moral,
which are perpetually jostling each other. --I. Taylor.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing) [syn: