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elbow

verb

Synonyms of elbow

to force one's way
  • the sort of greedy person who is always the first to elbow to the front of the buffet table at every party

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The first known use of elbow was before the 12th century

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elbow

elbowed

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“Elbow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elbow. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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