To engage in mock combat on horseback, as two knights in the lists; to tilt.
- A combat between two mounted knights or men-at-arms using lances; a tilting match.
- A series of tilting matches; a tournament.
- A personal competition or combat suggestive of combat with lances: a politician who relishes a joust with reporters.
- To engage in mounted combat with lances; tilt.
- To engage in a personal combat or competition.