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1elbow/ˈɛlˌboʊ/noun
pluralelbows
1elbow
/ˈɛlˌboʊ/
noun
pluralelbows
Learner's definition of ELBOW  
[count]
: the joint where your arm bends
— see picture at human
   b  : the part of a piece of clothing that covers the elbow
: something (such as a pipe or a piece of food) that is bent like an elbow
— see picture at plumbing

at someone's elbow

: next to someone : at someone's side

give (someone) the elbow

British, informal
: to end a relationship with someone : to tell someone to go away

rub elbows

— see 1rub
2elbow/ˈɛˌboʊ/verb
elbowselbowedelbowing
2elbow
/ˈɛˌboʊ/
verb
elbowselbowedelbowing
Learner's definition of ELBOW  
: to push or shove (someone) with your elbow
[+ object]
— sometimes used figuratively
[no object]
◊ If you elbow your way through a crowd, you move ahead by pushing and forcing people to move out of the way.
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