Associations to the word «Shove»

Wiktionary

SHOVE, verb. To push, especially roughly or with force.
SHOVE, verb. To move off or along by an act of pushing, as with an oar or pole used in a boat; sometimes with off.
SHOVE, verb. (poker) (by ellipsis) To make an all-in bet.
SHOVE, verb. (slang) To pass (counterfeit money).
SHOVE, noun. A rough push.
SHOVE, noun. (poker slang) An all-in bet.
SHOVE HA'PENNY, noun. (British) A game, usually played in pubs in Great Britain, in which players attempt to push coins so that they land between marked boundaries.
SHOVE HALFPENNY, noun. Alternative spelling of shove ha'penny
SHOVE IT UP YOUR ASS, verb. (idiomatic) (colloquial) (vulgar) (in the imperative) An exclamation of extreme anger, disgust, hatred; often accompanied by an obscene gesture.
SHOVE IT UP YOUR ASS, verb. Used other than as an idiom.
SHOVE OFF, verb. (idiomatic) To leave
SHOVE SOMETHING DOWN SOMEONE'S THROAT, verb. (idiomatic) To persistently bring ideas or material to the attention of a person.
SHOVE THE QUEER, verb. (slang) (dated) To pass counterfeit money.

Dictionary definition

SHOVE, noun. The act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something); "he gave the door a shove".
SHOVE, verb. Come into rough contact with while moving; "The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train".
SHOVE, verb. Push roughly; "the people pushed and shoved to get in line".
SHOVE, verb. Press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand".

Wise words

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