elbowing elbowing  /ˈɛl ˌboʊ ɪŋ/


  • (n) jostling with the elbows


  1. In our growing billions we overrun the earth, competing for resources and space, elbowing out animals and plants.
  2. The spectacle of fighters kicking, punching, stomping, elbowing and suffocating each other into unconsciousness has successfully pulled fans away from boxing.
  3. The antiques store turned bar is always crowded, he says, but the delicious drinks and friendly atmosphere make it worth elbowing your way in.


  1. Oyamel Expansion Opens Thursday With Butterflies Everywhere

    Grabbing a blood orange margarita at Oyamel will soon require a little less elbowing toward the bar. José Andrés ' mod-Mex Penn Quarter restaurant opens its expanded bar and dining room this Thursday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Washington City Paper

  2. Natomas High product Moore fights for job with 49ers

    Former Natomas High School standout Marlon Moore is perhaps the most unheralded of the several wide receivers elbowing for a spot with the 49ers this offseason.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee


  1. "This was a decision made purely by the developers. They believe this experience, in the same room, to be elbowing your friends and family members as youre playing the game [is ideal]. It was really their decision," Fils-Aime told Kotaku. "I...
    on Nov 16, 2009 By: Reggie Fils-Aime Source: Play.tm

  2. "It's probably going to be the most wired you've ever seen me," tight end Visanthe Shiancoe said. "I just like it out there. Everybody's fighting, everybody's scratching, elbowing, some people are kneeing, twisting people's ankles under the...
    on Nov 28, 2008 By: Visanthe Shiancoe Source: The Spread

  3. "English football is physical and reasonably honest in contrast to La Liga, where's it's more vicious with studs-first challenges and elbowing off the ball," Torres said.
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Fernando Torres Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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