Shote vs Shove - What's the difference?

shote | shove |

As nouns the difference between shote and shove

is that shote is big duck while shove is a rough push.

As a verb shove is

to push, especially roughly or with force.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • * Vachel Lindsay, Congo
  • Just then from the doorway, as fat as shotes ,
    Came the cake-walk princes in their long red coats
  • (obsolete, UK, dialect) A fish resembling the trout.
  • (Carew)
    (Webster 1913)






  • To push, especially roughly or with force.
  • *, chapter=12
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  • To move off or along by an act of pushing, as with an oar or pole used in a boat; sometimes with off .
  • * Garth
  • He grasped the oar, received his guests on board, and shoved from shore.
  • To make an all-in bet.
  • (label) To pass (counterfeit money).
  • Derived terms

    * shover * shove off * shove-it * push and shove * shove ha'penny


    (en noun)
  • A rough push.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • I rested and then gave the boat another shove .
  • (poker slang) An all-in bet.
  • Derived terms

    * when push comes to shove