An example of joust is a sport played in medieval times.
An example of joust is riding on the back of horse during a tournament at the Renaissance Fair.
A politician who relishes a joust with reporters.
Origin of joust
- Middle English from Old French juste from juster to joust from Vulgar Latin iūxtāre to be next to from Latin iūxtā close by yeug- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition