[jos-uh l] /ˈdʒɒs əl/
verb (used with object), jostled, jostling.
to bump, push, shove, brush against, or elbow roughly or rudely.
to drive or force by, or as if by, pushing or shoving:
The crowd jostled him into the subway.
to exist in close contact or proximity with:
The three families jostle each other in the small house.
to contend with:
rival gangs continually jostling each other.
to unsettle; disturb:
The thought jostled her complacency.
Slang. to pick the pocket of.
verb (used without object), jostled, jostling.
to bump or brush against someone or something, as in passing or in a crowd; push or shove (often followed by with, for, or against):
He jostled for position.
to exist in close contact or proximity with someone or something.
to compete; contend.
Slang. to pick pockets.
a shock, push, bump, or brush against someone or something.
to bump or push (someone) roughly
to come or bring into contact
to force (one’s way) by pushing
the act of jostling
a rough bump or push
1540s, justle, “to knock against,” formed from jousten (see joust) + frequentative suffix -tle. The usual spelling 17c.-18c. was justle. An earlier meaning of the word was “to have sex with” (c.1400). Meaning “to contend for the best position or place” is from 1610s. Related: Jostled; jostling. As a noun from c.1600.
To pick pockets: a junkie vocation known as ”jostling”/ always looking for cats who were down there jostling (1929+)
[jos-uh l] /ˈdʒɒs əl/ verb (used with object), jostled, jostling. 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 […]
[jos-yoo-ee] /ˈdʒɒs yu i/ noun, Douay Bible. 1. (defs 1, 2).
[jot] /dʒɒt/ verb (used with object), jotted, jotting. 1. to write or mark down quickly or briefly (usually followed by down): Jot down his license number. noun 2. the least part of something; a little bit: I don’t care a jot. Idioms 3. not a jot or tittle, not a bit; not at all: The […]
Jehovah is perfect. (1.) The youngest of Gideon’s seventy sons. He escaped when the rest were put to death by the order of Abimelech (Judg. 9:5). When “the citizens of Shechem and the whole house of Millo” were gathered together “by the plain of the pillar” (i.e., the stone set up by Joshua, 24:26; comp. […]