Definitions of elbow

  1. To put into an angle; to put one's self forward, thrusting others aside. To be at the elbow, to be at hand. Out at elbows, reduced in circumstances, or ill off. Up to the elbows, extremely busy. To jog the elbow, to remind.
  2. To push with the elbows; jostle.
  3. To push or hit with the elbow, as when one pushes by another.
  4. To thrust on one side.
  5. To push with the elbow: to encroach on.
  6. To push with the elbow.
  7. To jut into an angle; to project or to bend after the manner of an elbow.
  8. To push rudely along; to elbow one's way.
  9. Push one's way rudely.
  10. shove one's elbow into another person's ribs
  11. 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.
  12. To push or drive, as with the elbow; to encroach on.
  13. the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow
  14. the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow; " his coat had patches over the elbows"
  15. a sharp bend in a road or river
  16. The joint or bend of the arm; the outer curve in the middle of the arm when bent.
  17. 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.
  18. The joint or bend of the arm; a pipe connection bent or curved like a human elbow.
  19. The joint where the arm bows or bends: any sharp turn or bend.
  20. The joint between the arm and fore- arm; any short bend.
  21. The joint at the bend of the arm, or anything resembling it.
  22. The outer angle made by the bend of the arm; any flexure or angle; the obtuse angle of a wall, building, or road; any sharp turn or bend; one of the upright sides which flank any panelled work.
  23. The joint or outer curve in the middle of the arm when bent; a sudden turn or bend in a river or road; the obtuse angle of a wall or building.