[ verb ] come into rough contact with while moving
"The passengers each other in the overcrowded train"
Used in print(Glayds H. Barr, The Master of Geneva....)
He brushed back his black hair , shoving it under his pastor 's cap to keep it from blowing in his eyes .(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
Then , gently , he shoved her behind toward Laura .
Then Laura took her gently and shoved her off again , toward Fritzie :
[ verb ] push roughly
"the people pushed and shoved to get in line"
Used in print(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)
They moved toward the skiffs with shocking eagerness , elbowing and shoving .(W. H. Gass, "The Pedersen Kid," in The...)
I think his name stopped the snoring but he did n't move except to roll a_little when I shoved him .
`` Lift , do n't shove * * h lift '' .