Definitions For Elbow


  • The joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow
  • The part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint
  • A sharp bend in a road or river
  • A length of pipe with a sharp bend in it
  • Hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
  • The joint where your arm bends
  • The part of a piece of clothing that covers the elbow
  • Something (such as a pipe or a piece of food) that is bent like an elbow


  • Shove one's elbow into another person's ribs
  • Push one's way with the elbows
  • To push or shove (someone) with your elbow

Is Elbows a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Elbow is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Elbow in a Sentence

  • He wore a tattered coat with holes in the elbows.
  • The actor's bodyguards rudely elbowed everyone out of the way.
  • Everyone was shoving and elbowing to get a good position.

Synonyms for Elbow

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