[ poo sh-in ]
/ ˈpʊʃˌɪn /
(of a crime) accomplished by waiting until a victim has unlocked or opened the door before making a forced entry.
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infringe, invade, encroach, meddle, interfere, hinder, intrude, tamper, impose, impede, nick, disturb, violate, interject, bother, pester, interpose, introduce, overstep, thrust
- push through,
- push up daisies,
Origin of push-in
First recorded in 1975–80; adj. use of verb phrase push in
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(intr, adverb) to force one's way into a group of people, queue, etc
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