Definition of 'jostle'
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In our world of loud images, all jostling for attention, his bleached pictures seem reticent as ghosts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Formal gardens and historic buildings jostle for attention with woodland. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There was a jostling crowd of things to like here. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Huge white tents jostle for space with music stages. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are a lot of people jostling for position and clubs are flexing their muscles. The Sun (2007)When sprinters are jostling for position races are won and lost in a split second. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004) People were jostling past and between vehicles. Somewhere East of Life (1994)There is a decent crop of centres jostling for the positions but none is convincing. Times, Sunday Times (2013) People literally jostled for viewing positions and smokers polluted the atmosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Other nations are jostling for space. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Apparently, this led to be a bit of pushing and jostling. The Sun (2015)No more jostling to get the barman's attention. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But amid the jostling crowds of fans scrambling for tickets, the atmosphere was tinged with sadness. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At one point, the jostling crowd grew so large the porch floor caved in. Christianity Today (2000)A melee of players pushed and jostled in front of the main stand. The Sun (2007)I continued to push and jostle for another few stops. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It would be bumped and jostled by constant compromises, rather than sticking to policies that overall make sense. Times, Sunday Times (2010)No.) all jostle for attention. The Sun (2010)RIGHT now there's any number of impossibly young bands jostling for our attention. The Sun (2007)
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Used Occasionally. jostle is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'jostle'
British English: jostle VERB
If people jostle you, they bump against you, usually because you are in a crowd and they are trying to get past you.
You get 2,000 people jostling each other and bumping into furniture.
Definition of jostle from the Collins English Dictionary
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