Slang Terms(often vulgar). to go to hell with:Voters are telling Congress to shove its new tax plan.
Slang Termsshove or stick it,Slang (often vulgar). (used to express contempt or belligerence):I told them to take the job and shove it.
Slang Termsshove or stick it up your or one's ass,Slang (vulgar). go to hell: a term of contempt, abuse, disagreement, or the like.
to push a boat from the shore.
Informal Termsto go away; depart:I think I'll be shoving off now.
an act or instance of shoving.
when or if push comes to shove. See push (def. 35).
bef. 900; (verb, verbal) Middle English schouven, Old English scūfan; cognate with Dutch schuiven, obsolete German schauben, Old Norse skūfa; akin to Gothic -skiuban; (noun, nominal) Middle English scou, derivative of the verb, verbal