Elbow in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Elbow

(transitive) To push with the elbow. | (transitive, by extension) To nudge, jostle or push. | (anatomy) The joint between the upper arm and the forearm.

Short Example Sentences for Elbow

  • 1. To hip their elbow bringing. 🔊
  • 2. Mulvaney caught me by the elbow to ensure attention. 🔊
  • 3. She raised herself on her elbow and looked at me intently. 🔊
  • 4. And he slid forward to his elbow and thence to the bench. 🔊
  • 5. In rising he swept a tumbler at his elbow from the table. 🔊
  • 6. At his elbow stood a bottle and a glass, both empty. 🔊
  • 7. King used his elbow to hit Ismail in the ribs. 🔊
  • 8. Nora's elbow slyly dug into Celeste's side. 🔊
  • 9. He raised himself on his elbow and made a clutch at his breast. 🔊
  • 10. He put the lobster carefully at his elbow and called for drinks. 🔊
  • 11. It was almost a relief when the telephone bell at his elbow rang. 🔊
  • 12. With his elbow on his knee, he rested his forehead on his hand. 🔊
  • 13. Boyce grabbed her head inside his bent elbow and attempted to turn her over. 🔊
  • 14. Sharply up came the elbow shot, catching this interloper under the chin. 🔊
  • 15. Tragedy, comedy, and farce elbow each other through the rooms. 🔊
  • 16. The Duke raised himself on his elbow the better to look at her. 🔊
  • 17. He had to elbow his way through crowds as he passed along Piccadilly. 🔊
  • 18. Sir Henry's head was resting on his hand, his elbow on the back of the lounge. 🔊

How to use Elbow in Sentences?

  • 1. Like a small boy in pain he crooked his elbow and covered his face with his arm. 🔊
  • 2. Owen stood by the fire with his elbow on the mantelpiece, and his forehead resting on his hand. 🔊
  • 3. I said, pointing proudly to a very conspicuous patch on the elbow of one sleeve. 🔊
  • 4. Wallie stood in the door, suds to the elbow and his hands steaming, waiting to receive him. 🔊
  • 5. In the street, he clutched Burckhardt by the elbow and hurried him off down the block. 🔊
  • 6. Mrs. Wainwright tenderly supported his left elbow and cast a tragic glance round. 🔊
  • 7. The young man drew nearer, and Elleney tilted up one elbow as a hint to him to keep his distance. 🔊
  • 8. The Pathan nudged King in the ribs with an elbow like a club and tickled his ear with hot breath. 🔊
  • 9. Then I felt the toe of my slipper meet the recumbent elbow of the Partridge Hunter. 🔊
  • 10. Elise, always ingenious, found hers so long on the shoulder that she fitted her elbow into the armsize. 🔊
  • 11. His elbow rested upon its chipped and discolored surface, and his chin was supported on the palm of his hand. 🔊
  • 12. He got up and went away to lean against the mantelpiece, there, on his elbow and with his head in his hand. 🔊
  • 13. The painter stands with his elbow on a stone balustrade, dressed in grayish blue embroidered with gold. 🔊
  • 14. Williams slowly drew a match across his sleeve from elbow to wrist, ending with a flame that was extremely convenient to his cigarette. 🔊
  • 15. Renouard seized a chair violently, sat down, and propping his elbow on his knee leaned his head on his hand. 🔊
  • 16. She resumed her old attitude, her elbow on the arm of the sofa, her chin in her hand, and looked out the window. 🔊
  • 17. The maid leaned an elbow on the bale which Danton had placed at her back, and rested her cheek on her hand. 🔊