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Akimbo - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Akimbo' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Akimbo [ a.]
- With a crook or bend; with the hand on the hip and elbow turned outward.

Meaning of 'Akimbo' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . akimbo [ r]
Meaning (1):
- with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
Example in sentence:
  • she stood there akimbo
2 . akimbo [ s]
Meaning (2):
- (used of arms and legs) bent outward with the joint away from the body
Example in sentence:
  • a tailor sitting with legs akimbo;
  • stood with arms akimbo