Definition of Elbow

  • (n.) The joint or bend of the arm; the outer curve in the middle of the arm when bent.
  • (n.) Any turn or bend like that of the elbow, in a wall, building, and the like; a sudden turn in a line of coast or course of a river; also, an angular or jointed part of any structure, as the raised arm of a chair or sofa, or a short pipe fitting, turning at an angle or bent.
  • (n.) A sharp angle in any surface of wainscoting or other woodwork; the upright sides which flank any paneled work, as the sides of windows, where the jamb makes an elbow with the window back.
  • (v. t.) To push or hit with the elbow, as when one pushes by another.
  • (v. i.) To jut into an angle; to project or to bend after the manner of an elbow.
  • (v. i.) To push rudely along; to elbow one's way.

Antonyms of Elbow


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