jostle jostle  /ˈdʒɑ səl/


  1. (v) come into rough contact with while moving
  2. (n) the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
  3. (v) make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving


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  1. And with a construction boom under way, some people are now complaining of traffic jams before they even leave home, as neighbors jostle to get out of underground parking garages.
  2. Two young bull bison bringing up the rear jostle each other playfully with their massive black heads.
  3. Each day's handout brings a stampede as the villagers jostle one another to be next in line.


  1. Ex-NASA CIO Lends Advice to Aspiring ‘Social CIOs’

    Social Media is making impacts beyond the 'globe'. Linda Cureton, former NASA CIO shares with Jostle insights about the impact Social Media made in her role as CIO at NASA and beyond. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Voice-Activated Control Comes to Comcast With X2

    Even as Silicon Valley giants jostle to create new technology to revolutionize television, incumbent cable operator Comcast isn’t sitting still.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs

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    Lighthouse Bay overcame a sluggish start and rallied to score by 2 3/4 lengths in the 6 1/2-furlong, $75,000 Jostle Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Parx Racing.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form


  1. "We need to jostle him a bit," Wilson said. "He'll dive. We know that. But we need to get in his face and make him work."
    on Apr 27, 2008 By: Ron Wilson Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "Now that he is the prime minister, we will see his strengths in tackling the problems faced by the people. He has shown us his respect and loyalty for his leader and this should be emulated by young leaders who seemed to be in a hurry to jostle for...
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Hishammuddin Hussein Source: Bernama

  3. Desormeaux, who seeks his first Belmont Stakes win, said of the rail post, "I'm obviously going to have to jostle for position coming from the one-hole. It takes me out a little bit out of control. "
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Kent Desormeaux Source: BloodHorse

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