shoving match

Definition of shoving match

  1. :  two people angrily shoving each other They got into a shoving match.

Word by Word Definitions

shoveplay shoving
  1. :  to push along

    :  to push or put in a rough, careless, or hasty manner :  thrust

    :  to force by other than physical means :  compel

  1. :  an act or instance of shoving :  a forcible push

matchplay
  1. :  a person or thing equal or similar to another

    :  one able to cope with another

    :  an exact counterpart

  1. :  to encounter successfully as an antagonist

    :  to set in competition or opposition

    :  to provide with a worthy competitor

  1. :  a chemically prepared wick or cord formerly used in firing firearms or powder

    :  a short slender piece of flammable material (as wood) tipped with a combustible mixture that bursts into flame when slightly heated through friction (as by being scratched against a rough surface)


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