Translation of "elbow" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈel·bəʊ/ us /ˈel·boʊ/

B1 the part in the middle of your arm where it bends

verb uk /ˈel·bəʊ/ us /ˈel·boʊ/

to push someone with your elbow, especially so you can move past them

dar un codazo a, abrirse paso a codazos
He elbowed his way through the crowds of shoppers.

(Translation of “elbow” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈelbəu/

the joint where the arm bends

He leant forward on his elbows.
elbow room noun

space enough for doing something

Get out of my way and give me some elbow-room!
at one’s elbow

close to one

a mano
The journalist always works with a dictionary at his elbow.

(Translation of “elbow” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)