Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Crowding; hustling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Crowding; hustling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of jostling, hustling, or crowding aside.

Etymologies

jostle +‎ -ment (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Niigata of the Government, with its signs of progress in a western direction, is quite unattractive-looking as compared with the genuine Japanese Niigata, which is the neatest, cleanest, and most comfortable-looking town I have yet seen, and altogether free from the jostlement of a foreign settlement.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • Anybody who had seen him projecting himself into Soho while he was yet on Saint Dunstan's side of Temple Bar, bursting in his full-blown way along the pavement, to the jostlement of all weaker people, might have seen how safe and strong he was.

    A Tale of Two Cities

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