elbow room

Definitions of elbow room
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n space for movement

“hardly enough elbow room to turn around”
Synonyms:
room, way
Types:
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seating, seating area, seating room, seats
an area that includes places where several people can sit
standing room
room for passengers or spectators to stand
breathing room, breathing space
sufficient room for easy breathing or movement
clearance, headroom, headway
vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
houseroom
space for accommodation in a house
lebensraum, living space
space sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding
parking
space in which vehicles can be parked
sea room
space for maneuver at sea
circle, dress circle
a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra
orchestra
seating on the main floor in a theater
parquet
seating on the main floor between the orchestra and the parquet circle
parquet circle, parterre
seating at the rear of the main floor (beneath the balconies)
ringside, ringside seat
first row of seating; has an unobstructed view of a boxing or wrestling ring
stall
seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
tiered seat
seating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front
Type of:
position, spatial relation
the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

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