Synonyms of elbow in English:

elbow


See definition of elbow

noun

1‘leaning on one's elbow’

SYNONYMS

arm joint, bend of the arm

2‘you need to fit a 15mm elbow to the end of the pipe’

SYNONYMS

bend, joint, curve, corner, angle, right angle, crook

technical flexure


verb

1‘she elbowed him out of the way’

SYNONYMS

push, push one's way, shove, shove one's way, force, force one's way, shoulder, shoulder one's way, jostle, jostle one's way, nudge, muscle, bulldoze, bludgeon one's way


Phrases

    elbow grease

      ‘homemade cleaners may require more elbow grease than commercial spray-and-wipe products’

      SYNONYMS

      hard work, work, labour, toil, exertion, effort, slog, drudgery

      industry

      grind, sweat, donkey work, spadework

      British

      graft, fag

      NZ Australian

      yakka

      archaic

      travail, moil

    give someone the elbow

      ‘200 staff have been given the elbow today’

      SYNONYMS

      dismiss, axe, give someone notice, make redundant, throw out, get rid of, lay off, let go, discharge

      sack, fire, kick out, boot out, give someone the sack, give someone the boot, give someone the bullet, give someone the heave-ho, give someone the old heave-ho, give someone the push, give someone their marching orders, show someone the door

      British

      give someone their cards