Synonyms for joust

Synonyms for (noun) joust

Synonyms: tilt, joust

Definition: a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances

Similar words: struggle, battle

Definition: an energetic attempt to achieve something

Usage: getting through the crowd was a real struggle; he fought a battle for recognition

Synonyms for (verb) joust

Synonyms: joust

Definition: joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback

Similar words: fight, contend, struggle

Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country