Definition of Elbowroom

1. n. Room to extend the elbows on each side; ample room for motion or action; free scope.



Definition of Elbowroom

1. Noun. Sufficient space to have freedom of movement ¹

2. Noun. Sufficient latitude to modify something; latitude or margin ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elbowroom

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elbowroom

elbow reflex
elbow room
elbowchair
elbowchairs
elbowed
elbowed bougie
elbowed catheter
elbowedness
elbower
elbowers
elbowful
elbowing
elbowless
elbowlike
elbowroom (current term)
elbowrooms
elbows
elcaja
elcesaite
elchee
elchees
elchi
elchis
eld
elden
eldened
eldening
eldens
elder

Literary usage of Elbowroom

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1. Community Life and Civic Problems by Howard Copeland. Hill (1922)
"SUNLIGHT AND elbowroom FOR ALL Effect of the Boer War on England. During the Boer War, British recruiting officers were forced to reject so many men because ..."

2. Frank by Maria Edgeworth (1836)
"he wanted elbowroom— . song which papa sings about the cobbler, it says that " ' There was a cobbler who lived in the coomb, And all that he wanted was ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"You will appreciate the additional elbowroom offered by the 18-in. width of the microtome well; the sliding glass door with built-in heater to eliminate ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1912)
"Max Adler's elbowroom. Thos Little's Poems. Phillip's Golden Fleece. Head's Food of the Gods (Cocoa). Hazlitt's School Books and School Masters. ..."

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