1. [mid-17C+] to have sexual intercourse (with); thus shoving, shoving-match n., sexual intercourse.
2. [mid-19C] (UK Und.) to deceive, to cheat; to take advantage of.
3. in Und. use.
(a) [mid-19C+] (US) to pass counterfeit money.
(b) [1920s] (US) to sell stolen goods.
(c) [1930s–50s] (US drugs) to sell narcotics.
4. [mid-19C+] to put, to place.
5. [1920s–60s] (US Und., also shove across) to kill.
6. [1940s+] a negative intensifier, synon. with fuck v. (3), to stop, to forget; usu. in phr. you can shove… or shove it! excl.
7. see shove along
8. see shove off
[mid-19C] one who copulate; a whore.
[mid-17C] the penis.
[18C] the penis.
[late 18C] a phr. used to dismiss an impertinent speaker.
see sense 5 above.
see under queer n. (2)
SE in slang uses
1. [late 19C–1920s] to move (quietly).
2. [mid-19C+] (also shove) to leave.
3. [1900s–10s] to go along with, to support.
4. [1940s] to survive.
[1920s–40s] (W.I.) a Model T Ford.
[late 19C] to move towards, to go to.
[mid-late 19C] to pawn.
[1910s+] to defeat an opponent, to cause a good deal of trouble.
1. [late 18C+] to leave, to go away; usu. as imper; thus shoveoff time n, time to go.
2. UK Und. to give a sentence of transportation.
[19C+] to interfere where one is not wanted.
[late 18C-mid-19C] to move.
[1960s+] to sodomize.
see push shorts under short n.
see under brass n.1
see under tumbler n.2
[early–mid-19C] to abscond from a house or flat, taking one’s furniture and possessions, but paying no bills.
see shove the tumbler under tumbler n.2
[20C+] (Aus./N.Z.) to kill, usu. in passive, i.e. to be shoved under, to be killed.
see shove in
see push up (the) daisies v.
[20C+] (orig. US) to reject something vehemently; thus dismissive phr. you know where you can shove it.
[1940s] a synon. for go fuck yourself! under fuck v.