verb (used with object), shoved, shov·ing.
verb (used without object), shoved, shov·ing.
- to push a boat from the shore.
- Informal. to go away; depart: I think I'll be shoving off now.
Words nearby shove
Idioms for shove
Origin of shove1
OTHER WORDS FROM shoveshov·er, nounun·shoved, adjective
Examples from the Web for shover
I happened to hear the order he gave the shover, and I had my cayuse hitched over at Bob Sharkey's joint.The Real Man|Francis Lynde
I sings out, after we'd hit a high wave and that shover had made a more'n ordinary savage claw at my underpinnin'.
And that shover he put his head back and laughed and laughed and laughed.
"That fool Shover nearly broke my neck, too," he confided, sitting down and lowering his voice confidentially.The Halo|Bettina von Hutten
The room took more findin'; but there's an old pal o' mine a shover in the mews. 'The Crime Doctor|Ernest William Hornung
British Dictionary definitions for shover
Derived forms of shoveshover, noun
Word Origin for shove
Idioms and Phrases with shover
see push comes to shove; push (shove) off; ram (shove) down someone's throat; stick (shove) it.