(redirected from accosting)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to accosting: solicit
References in classic literature ?
and then, when Joe peaceably touched his hat, accosting the passenger with: 'Mr.
He imagined himself accosting the red-nosed student and suddenly shaking his fist in his face.
Hawes, 47, of 18 Carleton Road in the Rochdale section of Leicester, was ordered held in lieu of $25,000 bail at his arraignment on charges of a second offense of distributing obscene matter, accosting or annoying a person of the opposite sex and resisting arrest.
He added: "A prohibition against him accosting any lone female is not unduly restrictive.
Dykstra was arrested on four counts of Using a Computer to Commit a Crime: Accosting and Soliciting a Minor for Immoral Purposes, a 10-year felony.
Will adults then have to put up with groups of kids accosting them outside off licences with such pleas as: "Hey Mr / Mrs.
A contender for one of the worst jobs on Earth, shambling around the world's second-oldest underground rail system, accosting citizens who don't care to prove they've paid their fares (whether they have or haven't) and refuse to acknowledge your authority in any case, has got to be soul-deadening in a very special way.
were killed when some citizens tried to prevent the lynching of a young black man who was accused of accosting a white woman.
The agent Antoine (14 September and 5 December 1782) could be the "famous pederast" Antoine (11 April 1781) or the twenty-five-year-old shoemaker or jeweler Jacques Antoine, who was arrested after accosting "one of Mr.
The modifications made the bacteria safe for mice and useful for accosting cancer.