Meaning of “jostle” in the English Dictionary

"jostle" in British English

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jostleverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈdʒɒs.əl/ us /ˈdʒɑː.səl/

to knock or push roughly against someone in order to move past them or get more space when you are in a crowd of people:

As we came into the arena, we were jostled by fans pushing their way towards the stage.
Photographers jostled and shoved to get a better view of the royal couple.
jostling
noun [ U ] uk /ˈdʒɒs.lɪŋ/ us /ˈdʒɑː.slɪŋ/
jostling
adjective uk /ˈdʒɒs.lɪŋ/ us /ˈdʒɑː.slɪŋ/

a crowd of jostling reporters

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definition of “jostle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jostle" in American English

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jostleverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈdʒɑs·əl/

to push against someone in order to move past that person or get more space when you are in a crowd of people:

[ T ] Someone jostled her from behind.

(Definition of “jostle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)