Definition of accostment in English:

accostment

noun

  • The action or an act of accosting a person; a greeting or salutation; a solicitation.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Francis Bacon (1561–1626), lord chancellor, politician, and philosopher. From accost + -ment.

Pronunciation:

accostment

/əˈkɒs(t)m(ə)nt/