verb (used with object), jos·tled, jos·tling.
verb (used without object), jos·tled, jos·tling.
BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Origin of jostle
OTHER WORDS FROM jostlejos·tle·ment, nounjostler, nounun·jos·tled, adjective
Words nearby jostle
Example sentences from the Web for jostle
Outside of the U.S. embassy, thousands of Americans and Haitians jostle daily for a ticket off the island.
The balloon made little progress, and the wind seemed as though unwilling to jostle its precious burden.Five Weeks in a Balloon|Jules Verne
Saturn and Venus are as like to jostle as we upon our travels.Olla Podrida|Frederick Marryat
Have they no business to pursue, no office-stool to sit upon, no typewriting machines to jostle?American Sketches|Charles Whibley
Another, thirsting for the repose of the country, has to jostle daily through Cheapside.The Girl of the Period and Other Social Essays, Vol. I (of 2)|Eliza Lynn Linton
The islanders began to jostle their guests, to pilfer, and at last they seized upon the oars.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd