jostling

[ US /ˈdʒɑsəɫɪŋ, ˈdʒɑsɫɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /d‍ʒˈɒslɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
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How To Use jostling In A Sentence

  • There's a bit of nudging and jostling while they get comfortable on their roost, but then suddenly the twittering stops as though a conductor drops his baton after the final note, then silence.
  • When sprinters are jostling for position races are won and lost in a split second. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori
  • A crowd of British apparel makers is now jostling to join it. Times, Sunday Times
  • I was transfixed by the jostling crowds, the blasting horns.
  • Suddenly, the hurdling landscape is vibrant, young pretenders jostling for prominence in a fascinatingly fluid cast. Times, Sunday Times
  • People can be spotted jostling around and vying with each other to have their bags full of commodities.
  • Posters have been put up in response to complaints of queue-jumping, jostling and barging in the rush to claim the best seats. Times, Sunday Times
  • But by 6 pm, invaders had already taken over the band, jostling, pushing and elbowing anyone in their path, forcing reluctant revelers to the sides of the road.
  • For real, a mussy-headed teenage boy whispered, jostling his mother in the next row. Lauren Gunderson: I Heart Hamlet
  • Cart-horses furbished up for sale, with straw-bound tails and glistening skins; 'baaing' flocks of sheep; squeaking pigs; bullocks with their heads held ominously low, some going, some returning, from the auction yard; shouting drovers; lads rushing hither and thither; dogs barking; everything and everybody crushing, jostling, pushing through the narrow street. Hodge and His Masters
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