Definition of elbow room
1a : room for moving the elbows freelyb : adequate space for work or operation <a lab with plenty of elbow room>
2 : free scope <elbow room to try new ideas>
Examples of elbow room in a sentence
It's a small kitchen with very little elbow room.
<help me move the furniture so that we'll have enough elbow room to do some aerobics>
First Known Use of elbow room
ELBOW ROOM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of elbow room for English Language Learners
: room or space to move or work freely
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