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საინტერესო სიტყვები და გამონათქვამები – Jostle

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What does Jostle mean?

It is a verb that means to bump, push, shove, brush against, or elbow roughly or rudely.

How do you pronounce it?


OR [jos-uh l]

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Where does it come from?

From 1350-1400, it’s a variant (in Middle English, variant spelling) of justle, equivalent to just or to joust + le

How do you use it?

The two football players jostled each other as both went for the ball.


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