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1.
When one manages to do something surprisingly awesome or spectacular.
Yo, I just pulled an elko
by Retsim August 11, 2006
 
2.
a small town in northern nevada that is a mining town wiht one walkmart one k mart a smiths two star bucks and many gambling areas it had many suburbs like spring creek ryndon and osino and is a quite town to live in it gets hot in the summer cold in the winter
guy* have you ever been to elko

girl* yes it was very hot

guy* you went during the summer huh

girl* yeah i did
by motogirl12 March 01, 2011
 
3.
Inability to speak with out using your hands. Usually about rude or vulgar content.
Man, that guy was on an elko. His hands were moving a mile a minute.
by crankyanker2010 September 03, 2010
 
4.
A shit mining town with 1 wallmart, 1 kmart, 1 starbucks, 1 high school and an abundance of casinos, brothels, and sage brush. 2 hours from a any real city. meth, homless people and rednecks. the scariest city to ever show up on a map.
woman: what the hell is that?

man: thats Elko. Hell on Earth.
by gunner recall April 01, 2010
 
5.
An elko is a little shit. Normally associated with the after curry belly burn, when despite the complete agony of stomach cramps, all you can muster is a runny little turd. This called an elko.
Christ! My guts are killing me, but all I can get out is an elko.
by Lord Football March 13, 2005