at someone's elbow

Definition of at someone's elbow

  1. :  at someone's side His assistant is always at his elbow. The drink at her elbow was untouched.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  the joint of the human arm

    :  a corresponding joint in the anterior limb of a lower vertebrate

    :  something (such as macaroni or an angular pipe fitting) resembling an elbow

  1. :  to push with the elbow :  jostle

    :  to shove aside by pushing with or as if with the elbow

    :  to force (one's way) by pushing with or as if with the elbow

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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