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1 definition by Just another skater

 
1.
(swel'bow) n. water filled balloon elbow(s) due to crash landings, typically from skateboarding in such terrain as pools, bowls, miniramps, vert ramps, or street.
Roger: "Dude, my swellbow is dormant... long as I don't slam on it or wear good elbowpads, it's good."

Mark: "Sweet! Keep it that way... swellbows are no bueno."
by Just another skater March 17, 2006