Jos·tle, v. i. To push; to crowd; to hustle.
None jostle with him for the wall. --Lamb.
Jos·tle, n. A conflict by collisions; a crowding or bumping together; interference.
The jostle of South African nationalities and civilization. --The Nation.
Jos·tle v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jostled p. pr. & vb. n. Jostling ] [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.”
Systems of movement, physical, intellectual, and moral, which are perpetually jostling each other. --I. Taylor.
n : the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing) [syn: jostling]
v 1: make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving; "We had to
jostle our way to the front of the platform"
2: come into rough contact with while moving; "The passengers
jostled each other in the overcrowded train" [syn: shove]