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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.
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jostleverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈdʒɒs.l̩/  us   /ˈdʒɑː.sl̩/
to ​knock or ​pushroughly 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 ​fanspushingtheir way towards the ​stage. Photographers jostled and ​shoved to get a ​betterview of the ​royalcouple.
jostling
noun [U] uk   /ˈdʒɒs.lɪŋ/  us   /ˈdʒɑː.slɪŋ/
jostling
adjective uk   /ˈdʒɒs.lɪŋ/  us   /ˈdʒɑː.slɪŋ/
a ​crowd of jostling ​reporters
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of jostle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jostle”
in Spanish empujar…
in Vietnamese xô đẩy…
in Malaysian berasak-asak…
in Thai ดัน…
in French bousculer, (se) cogner (à)…
in German rempeln…
in Chinese (Simplified) 挤, 推, 撞…
in Turkish kalabalık içinde insanları iterek gidilecek yere ulaşmak…
in Russian проталкиваться…
in Indonesian mendorong dengan kasar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擠, 推, 撞…
in Polish przepychać się, rozpychać się, popychać…
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