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  • nounangular part of arm; angularly shaped item
  • verbpush aside

synonyms for elbow

  • joint
  • angle
  • bend
  • bow
  • corner
  • crook
  • crutch
  • curve
  • fork
  • hinge
  • turn
  • ancon
  • crazy bone
  • funny bone
  • half turn

antonyms for elbow

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    Late in the first half, Morsell fell to the court and reached toward the side of his face, where the elbow of an opposing player left a visible indentation.
    DARRYL MORSELL’S PARENTS ATTENDED HIS FIRST 97 MARYLAND GAMES. THE PANDEMIC ENDED THE STREAK.EMILY GIAMBALVOFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    It’s another to curl around a screen, see a big man dropping into the paint and decide to rise for an uncontested jumper from the elbow.
    JAYLEN BROWN IS USING THE MIDRANGE SHOT TO REACH A DIFFERENT LEVELYARON WEITZMANJANUARY 29, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    Connecticut’s star player, James Bouknight, was out with an elbow injury.
    A UCONN BASKETBALL FAN DRANK HOT SAUCE ON TWITTER AS A GOOF. THE STUNT CAUGHT ON, AND IS HELPING NEEDY KIDS GO TO GAMES.KYLE MELNICKJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Junior guard Aaron Wiggins had an elbow issue earlier this season, and senior guard Darryl Morsell had surgery two weeks ago to repair a fractured bone in his face.
    MARYLAND GETS A BREAK FROM BIG TEN GRIND WITH DIV. II WINGATE FILLING A SCHEDULE HOLEEMILY GIAMBALVOJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    She dribbled right against Jaelynn Penn and, in a split-second, crossed back over left toward the elbow area and buried a pull-up jumper.
    DYNAMIC SOPHOMORES ASHLEY OWUSU AND DIAMOND MILLER ARE POWERING AN EXPLOSIVE MARYLAND OFFENSEKAREEM COPELANDJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    His arm strength, once elite, waned this year after elbow surgery.
    WHAT TO KNOW FROM NFL PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND: LAMAR JACKSON WINS AND TOM BRADY FINDS A WAYADAM KILGOREJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    McCarthy was recovering at home from elbow surgery, his office said.
    THE FATE OF $2,000 STIMULUS CHECKS GAINS MOMENTUM, INCREASING THE PRESSURE ON SENATE REPUBLICANSLEE CLIFFORDDECEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
    Extra detail like real-time elbow angle could help with even more accurate shot predictions.
    PODCAST: WHEN YOUR FACE IS YOUR TICKETTATE RYAN-MOSLEYDECEMBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    Joint protectionWriggling through tight spaces is necessary in most caves—and tough on your knees and elbows.
    GOING CAVING? BRING THESE ESSENTIALS UNDERGROUND WITH YOU.ROB VERGERDECEMBER 21, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Despite a rash of outbreaks at meatpacking plants around the country, workers were standing elbow-to-elbow and across from one another.
    AS COVID-19 RAVAGED THIS IOWA CITY, OFFICIALS DISCOVERED MEATPACKING EXECUTIVES WERE THE ONES IN CHARGEBY MICHAEL GRABELL AND BERNICE YEUNGDECEMBER 21, 2020PROPUBLICA
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    WORDS RELATED TO ELBOW

    • V
    • Y
    • bend
    • corner
    • crook
    • crotch
    • cusp
    • decline
    • divergence
    • dogleg
    • edge
    • elbow
    • flare
    • flection
    • flexure
    • fork
    • incline
    • intersection
    • knee
    • nook
    • notch
    • obliquity
    • point
    • slant
    • turn
    • turning
    • twist
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