rub elbows with

idiom

Definition of rub elbows with

US, informal
: to meet and talk with (someone) in a friendly way The awards dinner gave me the opportunity to rub elbows with some of today's greatest American poets.

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“Rub elbows with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rub%20elbows%20with. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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