from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal The funny bone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the bony projection at the end of the elbow (olecranon), behind which passes the ulnar nerve; -- so called on account of the curiously painful tingling felt, when, in a particular position, it receives a blow; -- called also funny bone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as funny-bone.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a point on the elbow where the ulnar nerve passes near the surface; a sharp tingling sensation results when the nerve is knocked against the bone
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