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Definition of elbow verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



elbow somebody/something (+adv./prep.)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they elbow
he / she / it elbows
past simple elbowed
-ing form elbowing
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to push someone with your elbow, usually in order to get past them She elbowed me out of the way to get to the front of the line. He elbowed his way through the crowd.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: elbow