November 06, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
elbow room /ˈɛlˌboʊ ˈruːm/ noun
elbow room
/ˈɛlˌboʊ ˈruːm/
noun
There is elbow room for each person at the table.
There is elbow room for each person at the table.
Learner's definition of ELBOW ROOM

[noncount]

: room or space to move or work freely

  • It's a small kitchen with very little elbow room.

— often used figuratively

  • The company provides its workers with elbow room to try new ideas.

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