Idioms about elbow
- poorly dressed; shabby.
Words nearby elbow
How to use elbow in a sentence
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 Giambalvo|February 4, 2021|Washington 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 Level|Yaron Weitzman|January 29, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Connecticut’s star player, James Bouknight, was out with an elbow injury.
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 hole|Emily Giambalvo|January 14, 2021|Washington 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 offense|Kareem Copeland|January 13, 2021|Washington Post
I shut my eyes yet felt aware of the garden at my elbow, the blooms opening as if in time-lapse, the stalks lengthening.Denis Johnson’s Beautiful Apocalypse|Nicholas Mancusi|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The document had no legal standing, but was offered to the public as a sharp elbow to some of the assertions made by Ryan.The Myth of the Central Park Five|Edward Conlon|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What the state really needs is to figure out how to elbow its way into the tech economy.The State Where the Right Won the Culture War|Michael Tomasky|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He changed sliders three times until he found one that didn't hurt his elbow.
We never tell him, 'Great screwball,' though, because then his elbow would hurt.
Jos lifted himself on his elbow, and fixing his shining eyes on Ramona, said in Spanish, "My mother asks if you are travellers?"Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
We must make more—much more—elbow room before the Turks get help from Asia or Constantinople.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Having paused a few seconds to recover breath, he brushed his hat with his elbow, and declared himself ready.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Just try it once, and you'll see how ingenious it is—only one must be careful not to throw out the elbow in turning out the wrist.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Lettice raised herself suddenly on her elbow and looked down at him with earnestness.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for elbow
Word Origin for elbow
Other Idioms and Phrases with elbow
In addition to the idioms beginning with elbow
- elbow grease
- elbow room
- at someone's elbow
- crook one's elbow
- out at the elbows
- rub elbows with