Elbow - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Elbow.

JAB
JOSTLE
NUDGE
POKE
PROD
SACK
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JAB
  1. the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"
  2. a quick short straight punch
  3. a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
  4. stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"
  5. strike or punch with quick and short blows
JOSTLE
  1. come into rough contact with while moving; "The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train"
  2. make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving; "We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform"
  3. the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
NUDGE
  1. push into action by pestering or annoying gently
  2. to push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"
  3. a slight push or shake
POKE
  1. make a hole by poking
  2. hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
  3. stir by poking; "poke the embers in the fireplace"
  4. (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"
  5. search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"
  6. a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
  7. a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
  8. someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
  9. tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
PROD
  1. urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"
  2. to push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"
  3. a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
  4. a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
SACK
  1. the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  2. the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter; "the sack of Rome"
  3. a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
  4. a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily
  5. a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
  6. put in a sack; "The grocer sacked the onions"
  7. a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
  8. make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
  9. any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
  10. plunder (a town) after capture; "the barbarians sacked Rome"
  11. the quantity contained in a sack
  12. terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position;
  13. an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
Clue Database Last Updated: 23/10/2019 9:00am

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