[ UK /ˈɛlbəʊ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɫˌboʊ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɫˌboʊ/ ]
- a sharp bend in a road or river
the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint
his coat had patches over the elbows
- a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it
- hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
- the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow
- push one's way with the elbows
- shove one's elbow into another person's ribs
How To Use elbow In A Sentence
- The large bone of the upper arm was splintered to the elbow joint, and the wound bled freely.
- A man rushed past and jogged her elbow, making her drop the bag.
- One of my hobbies is lampworking, and an old sock stuffed with lambswool and then covered in a fire-retardant sleeve works well for cushioning my elbows when I work!! Turn Old Socks Into Foot Odour Killers | Lifehacker Australia
- When I sat up again, I felt a pleasant glow spreading from my shoulder down to my elbow, and I found that the arm had complete freedom of movement again with almost no pain.
- She stood up and elbowed him in the back before turning on her heel and sprinting for the stairs.
- Her green jacket was loosely draped in the crook of her elbow, and her jeans were clean, as if they had been purchased recently.
- There is serious reason to believe, though the details cannot be gone into here, that the lorum is represented by the "armill", though this is now a sort of stole which two or three centuries back was tied at the elbows. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss
- Posterior elbow pain in the setting of repetitive elbow extension suggests the diagnosis of triceps tendinosis.
- The hem hung down to mid-thigh and the sleeves reached my elbows.
- She had been so wrapped up in her thoughts that she hadn't realized it was over until Cassie nudged her with her elbow.