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the joint between the forearm and the upper arm:she propped herself up on one elbow the part of the sleeve of a garment covering the elbow. a thing resembling an elbow, in particular a piece of piping bent through an angle.
verb [with object]
1strike (someone) with one’s elbow:one player had elbowed another in the face [no object] move by pushing past people with one’s elbows:people elbowed past each other to the door furiously, he elbowed his way through the crowd 2treat (a person or idea) dismissively:his new TV talk show was elbowed aside in the ratings war