Meaning of joust
Pronunciation: ( joust, just, jst), [key]
- a combat in which two knights on horseback attempted to unhorse each other with blunted lances.
- this type of combat fought in a highly formalized manner as part of a tournament.
- a personal competition or struggle.
- to contend in a joust or tournament.
- to contend, compete, or struggle: The candidates will joust in a television debate.
- joust (Thesaurus)