Akimbo - definition, pronunciation, transcription

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


- with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
she stood there akimbo


- (used of arms and legs) bent outward with the joint away from the body
a tailor sitting with legs akimbo
stood with arms akimbo

Extra examples

Tommy lay on the floor, limbs akimbo.

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

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