joust
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /dʒaʊst/
  • (Canada) IPA: /dʒʌʊst/
  • (also) IPA: /dʒuːst/
  • (also) IPA: /dʒʌst/
Noun

joust (plural jousts)

  1. A tilting match: a mock combat between two mounted knights or men-at-arms using lances in the lists or enclosed field.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: joute équestre
  • German: Tjost, Lanzenstechen, Lanzenzweikampf
  • Italian: giostra
  • Portuguese: justa
  • Russian: (ры́царский) турни́р
  • Spanish: justa
Verb

joust (jousts, present participle jousting; past and past participle jousted)

  1. To engage in mock combat on horseback, as two knights in the lists; to tilt.
  2. To engage in verbal sparring over an important issue. (used of two people, both of whom participate more or less equally)
  3. (slang) To touch penises while engaging in a sex act, especially oral sex.
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