Origin of jostle
OTHER WORDS FROM jostlejos·tle·ment, nounjostler, nounun·jos·tled, adjective
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How to use jostle in a sentence
A hijacker who wears an explosive belt that goes off with the slightest jostle, or protesters who chain themselves to the tracks in front of a train carrying fuel to a nuclear plant, cannot be scared away from their mission.It’s Not Irrational to Party Like It’s 1999 - Issue 108: Change|Steven Pinker|November 17, 2021|Nautilus
The cops gingerly transported King to a hospital, rightly guessing that the slightest jostle could have proved fatal.VMAs Red Carpet in Brooklyn Wouldn’t Have Been Possible Without NYPD|Michael Daly|August 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Merchandise meetings and legal jargon jostle uncomfortably with superheroics, pajama parties with saving the world.Wonder Woman: A Sneak Peek at David E. Kelley's Script|Jace Lacob|February 2, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Outside of the U.S. embassy, thousands of Americans and Haitians jostle daily for a ticket off the island.Desperate to Escape Haiti|Joshua Robinson|February 5, 2010|DAILY BEAST
The two chief bears rush at the Master and the other bears jostle round them, egging them on.
In short, he may gratify his every whim and fancy, without a pang of reposing conscience, or the least jostle of his self-respect.The Pocket R.L.S.|Robert Louis Stevenson
The people crowd, the groundlings jostle, men of quality press forward to the platform.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
In Oxford and Cambridge town and University are mixed together; shops jostle and elbow colleges in the streets.Hyacinth|George A. Birmingham
The count also had dealings with the silversmith; for in the quartier Juif all classes meet and jostle each other.