Adjective "Jostling" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jostling


    Definition:

    1. to bump, push, shove, brush against, or elbow roughly or rudely.

    2. to drive or force by, or as if by, pushing or shoving: The crowd jostled him into the subway.

    3. to exist in close contact or proximity with: The three families jostle each other in the small house.

    4. to contend with: rival gangs continually jostling each other.

    5. to unsettle; disturb: The thought jostled her complacency.

    6. Slang. to pick the pocket of. verb

    Origin:
    jostle

    Examples:

    "shapes can be jostling."

    "protesters can be jostling."

    "mobs can be jostling."

    "drifts can be jostling."

    "birds can be jostling."

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