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accosted, past tense; accosted, past participle; accosting, present participle; accosts, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Approach and address (someone) boldly or aggressively
    • - reporters accosted him in the street
    • - he was accosted by a thief, demanding his money or his life
    • - a man tried to accost the girl on her way to school

  1. address: speak to someone
  2. hook: approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"
  3. Greeting is an act of communication in which human beings (as well as other members of the animal kingdom) intentionally make their presence known to each other, to show attention to, and to suggest a type of relationship or social status between individuals or groups of people coming in contact ...
  4. Address; greeting; To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request; To join side to side; to border; hence, to sail along the coast or side of; To approach; to come up to; To speak to first; to address; to greet; To adjoin; to lie alongside
  5. (accosted) Supported on both sides by other charges; also, side by side
  6. (accosting) The act of physically confronting a person
  7. (accostment) an action of accosting