From Middle English shoven, schouven, from Old English scūfan, from Proto-Germanic *skeubaną (compare West Frisian skowe, Low German schuven, Dutch schuiven, German schieben, Danish skubbe), from Proto-Indo-European *skeubʰ- (compare Lithuanian skùbti ‘to hurry’, Polish skubać ‘to pluck’, Albanian humb ‘to lose’).
- To push, especially roughly or with force
- (poker, by ellipsis) To make an all-in bet.
- (slang) To pass (counterfeit money).
shove (plural shoves)