What are some alternative words for elbow?

Synonyms for elbow
ˈɛl boʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elbow, elbow joint, human elbow, cubitus, cubital joint, articulatio cubiti(noun)

    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. elbow(noun)

    a sharp bend in a road or river

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

  3. elbow(noun)

    a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it

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

  4. elbow(noun)

    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. elbow(verb)

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

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

  6. elbow(verb)

    push one's way with the elbows

  7. elbow(verb)

    shove one's elbow into another person's ribs

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elbow(n.)

    Synonyms:
    angle, bend, turn

  2. elbow(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    push

  3. elbow(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    jostle, push one's way

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    kink, bend, shoulder, manoeuvre, toe

How to pronounce elbow?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say elbow in sign language?

  1. elbow

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4741toe
#5380shoulder
#6506bend
#12610elbow
#36775kink
#53434manoeuvre

How to use elbow in a sentence?

  1. Mike Braun:

    If someone wants to elbow bump, I'll let that other individual determine it, i'm going to shake hands because you're not going to eliminate that in this job anyway.

  2. Ivonne Rayo:

    I was hit with a baton on my left arm right above the elbow, we were unarmed peaceful protesters and did not warrant this hate and brutality from The NYPD. We were standing up for the victims of police brutality at the hands of the police and specifically, The NYPD.

  3. Antwon Stephens:

    I think it is going to take a whole lot of elbow grease to keep this movement going strong, but this movement is most powerful because it’s led by students.

  4. Marcus Aurelius:

    Live not as though there were a thousand years ahead of you. Fate is at your elbow; make yourself good while life and power are still yours.

  5. Adam Aron:

    When you tell a 22-year-old to turn off the phone, don't ruin the movie, they hear please cut off your left arm above the elbow, you can't tell a 22-year-old to turn off their cellphone. That's not how they live their life.


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