1. [ noun ] (anatomy) hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
Synonyms: cubitus cubital_joint articulatio_cubiti elbow_joint
Related terms: hinge_joint arm funny_bone musculus_articularis_cubiti
2. [ verb ] push one's way with the elbows
Related terms: jostle jostle
3. [ noun ] a sharp bend in a road or river
Related terms: bend
4. [ verb ] shove one's elbow into another person's ribs
Related terms: nudge
5. [ noun ] (clothing) the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow

"his coat had patches over the elbows"

Related terms: cloth_covering sleeve
6. [ noun ] a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it
Related terms: pipe
7. [ noun ] (anatomy) the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow
Related terms: joint foreleg
Similar spelling:   elope