elbow elbow  /ˈɛl ˌboʊ/


  1. (n) hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
  2. (n) a sharp bend in a road or river
  3. (n) a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it
  4. (n) the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint
  5. (n) the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow
  6. (v) push one's way with the elbows
  7. (v) shove one's elbow into another person's ribs

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  1. Tennis elbow is apparently set off by the repeated, jarring impact of the ball on the racket.
  2. It was an elbow in the ribs from his wife that drove Ken Lane to his first purity ball with their daughter Hannah, now 11.
  3. There sat Gary Dotson, 28, and Cathleen Crowell Webb, 23, stiffly, elbow to elbow, on a couch facing Interviewer Jane Pauley.


  1. Golfer’s Elbow Prevention And Pain Relief Article Released by iTalkNews.com

    iTalkNews.com-Sports has just published a report on Golfer’s Elbow Prevention and Pain Relief. The article warns of how “playing through” the pain from Golfer’s Elbow can affect one’s game and suggests prevention and pain relief remedies, according to a spokesperson for http://www.iTalkNews.com . (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10838197 ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Brandon Beachy: (Elbow) Tuesday Return Not Set In Stone

    Update: Braves GM Frank Wren said Friday that a return to the majors Tuesday for Beachy (elbow) is not set in stone, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Rotowire.com via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Woods Plays Through Elbow Injury to Stay in U.S. Open Contention

    Tiger Woods, struggling with an elbow injury, is 3 over par after two rounds of the U.S. Open, five shots behind leader Phil Mickelson as he continues his quest for his next major title.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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  1. "I accept responsibility for those two days. If what I did was an error in judgment, I apologise," Pettitte said. "I was on the disabled list, and I had heard that human growth hormone could promote faster healing for my elbow. I felt an...
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Andy Pettitte Source: BBC News

  2. Armstrong's team manager Johan Bruyneel said: "Lance is OK, he's got a wound on his hip and his elbow. Riding downhill was almost like ice-skating. Almost half of the peloton crashed."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Johan Bruyneel Source: BBC Sport

  3. Asked if that meant he feared an attack on next year's tour, Armstrong responded: "Yeah. There are directors of French teams that have encouraged people to take to the streets ...... elbow to elbow."
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Lance Armstrong Source: The Age

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