[ UK /d‍ʒˈɒsə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒɑsəɫ/ ]
  1. come into rough contact with while moving
    The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train
  2. make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
    We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform
  1. the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
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How To Use jostle In A Sentence

  • The tall man jostled him away.
  • Huge white tents jostle for space with music stages. Times, Sunday Times
  • A horse-drawn tonga keeps stately pace with the latest Mercedes, jostled by cycles and bikes.
  • No sign of Dobson and his goon, but one bloke was stock-still on the pavement, keeping his eyes on us even when jostled. THE TARTAN RINGERS
  • At malls and huge shopping plazas, you get pushed and jostled.
  • The symphony begins with an introduction where ideas jostle against and interrupt one another.
  • He jostled his way through a crowd.
  • Hordes of journalists jostled for position outside the conference hall.
  • Billboards advertising assorted Americana jostle for position with US-style shopping malls and brash, brutalist hotels.
  • What followed was a chaotic period in which Sparta, Thebes, and a renascent Athens jostled for power, with Persia stirring the pot.
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