elbow room

Definitions of elbow room
  1. noun
    space for movement
    “hardly enough elbow room to turn around”
    synonyms: room, way
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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
    space for accommodation in a house
    lebensraum, living space
    space sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding
    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
    seating on the main floor in a theater
    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
    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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