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New word: skelbow

It’s been a while since I’ve submitted a word definition to Urban Dictionary. I’m digging way back to a word I learned as a child, skelbow. Ten years ago, I was shocked to find out that nobody else has heard of this word. I swear I learned skelow as a child. Even my twin brother does not recall this word.

I shall make this word be known to the world! Urban Dictionary better accept my definition!

definition: The inside part of your arm, where it bends. Sweat likes to build up in this area when you keep your arms crossed for too long. Blood is often drawn from this popular part of the arm.

examples: “My skelbow is totally bruised up from giving blood.”
“When crossing your arms, the skelbows make the perfect cradle for your hands.”
“The cold cold stethoscope on my skelbow makes me shriek like a baby.”

keywords: elbow, arm, body part, antecubital space

UPDATE January 5, 2016:
Urban Dictionary has rejected the word skelbow.

Skelbow rejected by urban dictionary


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Marco Buscaglia

Maybe you should preface your definition with “The skin (on the inside part … ), since I’m assuming the “sk” is for skin.
Also, my youngest daughter refers to that space as her “germ pocket,” a term she learned in school to define the place you sneeze into instead of your hands or on the back of a classmate’s neck. I’m going to suggest she use “skelbow” instead, as in “Hey! Keep your nasty germs away from me and sneeze into your skelbow!”