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shove



Pronunciation: (shuv), [key]
v., shoved, shov•ing,
n.


v.t.
1. to move along by force from behind; push.
2. to push roughly or rudely; jostle.
3. Slang (often vulgar). to go to hell with: Voters are telling Congress to shove its new tax plan.

v.i.
1. to push.
2. shove or stick it, Slang (often vulgar). (used to express contempt or belligerence): I told them to take the job and shove it.
3. shove or stick it up your or one's ass, Slang (vulgar). go to hell: a term of contempt, abuse, disagreement, or the like.
4. shove off,
a. to push a boat from the shore.
b. Informal.to go away; depart: I think I'll be shoving off now.

n.
1. an act or instance of shoving.
2. when or if push comes to shove. See push (def. 35).

shove



Pronunciation: (shōv), [key]
n.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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