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English definition of “elbow”


verb [T usually + adv/prep]     /ˈel.bəʊ/ US  /-boʊ/
disapproving to push someone rudely with your elbows so that you can move or have more space: He elbowed his way to the front of the crowd. They elbowed the onlookers aside.Pushing and shoving to hit someone with your elbow, sometimes as a sign to make them notice or remember something: She elbowed me in the ribs before I could say anything.Pushing and shoving
(Definition of elbow verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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