Akimbo - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈkɪmboʊ|  American pronunciation of the word akimbo
Brit.  |əˈkɪmbəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word akimbo

adverb

- with hands on hips and elbows extending outward

adjective

- (used of arms and legs) bent outward with the joint away from the body

Examples

Tommy lay on the floor, limbs akimbo.

The old ladies, standing akimbo in the doors, stared blank astonishment at us.

a tailor sitting with legs akimbo

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