Definition of elbow

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • elbow is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 10
  • elbow is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 10
  • elbow is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 12

Definition of elbow


  • hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. articulatio cubiti
    2. cubital joint
    3. cubitus
    4. elbow joint
    5. human elbow
  • a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it (noun)
  • a sharp bend in a road or river (noun)
  • push one's way with the elbows (verb)
  • shove one's elbow into another person's ribs (verb)
  • the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow (noun)
  • the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint (noun)

    Examples

    1. his coat had patches over the elbows

See definition of elbow in Merriam Webster

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