The young lawyer was returning to her townhouse near Regents Park with her boyfriend when she was accosted soon after dark.
The doctors were accosted by local settlers, and the Arab doctors and their families were subjected to racial harassment.
Days later, supermodel Kate Moss accosted Bieber at another party in Ibiza, giving him a dressing down over his behavior.
When they split up, Luis and Brandon were accosted by four men a few blocks away.
November 20—Franco November 21—Harvard On reaching the sidewalk, they were accosted by the New Haven police.
He mounted his horse, therefore, and was on the point of starting homeward when Dr. Harrison accosted him.
Madeleine, who could not suspect the object of her visit, accosted her in astonishment.
Peter thanked her, and, walking away, accosted the first policeman.
Soon after that came Sir Charles, who accosted him also in the same manner.
Fenwick, as soon as he saw Lord St. George, accosted him before he spoke to the others.
1570s, from Middle French accoster "move up to," from Italian accostare or directly from Late Latin accostare "come up to the side," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + costa "rib, side" (see coast (n.)). The original notion is of fleets of warships attacking an enemy's coast. Related: Accosted; accosting.