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Synonyms for elbow
ˈɛl boʊel·bow

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. elbow, elbow joint, human elbow, cubitus, cubital joint, articulatio cubitinoun

    hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped

    Synonyms:
    cubitus, elbow joint, cubital joint, human elbow, articulatio cubiti

  2. elbownoun

    a sharp bend in a road or river

    Synonyms:
    cubitus, elbow joint, cubital joint, human elbow, articulatio cubiti

  3. elbownoun

    a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it

    Synonyms:
    cubitus, elbow joint, cubital joint, human elbow, articulatio cubiti

  4. elbownoun

    the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint

    "his coat had patches over the elbows"

    Synonyms:
    cubitus, elbow joint, cubital joint, human elbow, articulatio cubiti

  5. elbowverb

    the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow

    Synonyms:
    cubitus, elbow joint, cubital joint, human elbow, articulatio cubiti

  6. elbowverb

    push one's way with the elbows

  7. elbowverb

    shove one's elbow into another person's ribs

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote

  1. elbownoun

    Synonyms:
    angle, bend, turn

  2. elbowverb

    Synonyms:
    push

  3. elbowverb

    Synonyms:
    jostle, push one's way

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "elbow":

    kink, bend, shoulder, manoeuvre, toe

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How to use elbow in a sentence?

  1. Chris Galarza:

    It’s not true at all that gas stoves cook better, in fact, you can cook about 38.6 pounds of food per hour with your gas range, and it’s going to take time and elbow grease to clean and degrease it afterward. With induction, you can cook 70.9 pounds of food per hour – nearly double the amount of food – and your clean up is going to be a lot easier.

  2. Missy Runyan:

    It's likely he struck a tree or something with his elbow leaving him grounded.

  3. Kevin Anderson:

    I will unfortunately be missing the clay season this year, after discussing with my doctors and team, we thought the best decision is to rest and rehab my elbow injury for a few more weeks.

  4. Author Unknown:

    When thoughts fails of words, they find imagination waiting at their elbow to teach a new language without words.

  5. Novak Djokovic:

    I managed to finish the match, had a little bit of tightness in my elbow but hopefully everything will be fine for tomorrow.


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