This is another way of saying head over heels but is a little more descriptive. Usually happens after 11pm on a Friday night and too many lagers!
I'd had a bit to drink you see and I just went arse over elbow!
by olx April 30, 2011
when you fall over in dramatic fashion
i fell arse over elbows, did you see it happen,
by jaffaw July 19, 2009