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v. shoved, shov·ing, shoves
1. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly: shoved the chair against the wall. See Synonyms at push.
2. To put (something) roughly in a place: shoved the keys into his pocket.
1. To push someone or something with force.
2. To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone: shoved past the security guard into his seat.
The act of shoving; a push.
Phrasal Verb:
shove off
1. To push (a boat) away from shore in leaving.
2. Informal To leave.

[Middle English shoven, from Old English scūfan.]

shov′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shover - someone who pushes
mover - someone who moves
nudger - someone who nudges; someone who gives a gentle push; "he needs a regular nudger to keep him awake"
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