HyperDic: akimbo

English > 2 senses of the word akimbo:
ADVERBallakimbowith hands on hips and elbows extending outward
ADJECTIVEallakimbo(used of arms and legs) bent outward with the joint away from the body
akimbo > pronunciation
Soundsahkih'mbow.
Rhymesbeau ... turbot: 25 rhymes with bow...
English > akimbo: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(used of arms and legs) bent outward with the joint away from the body.
Examples
  • "a tailor sitting with legs akimbo"
  • "stood with arms akimbo"
BroadercrookedHaving or marked by bends or angles
English > akimbo: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith hands on hips and elbows extending outward.
Example"she stood there akimbo"
Spanishcon los brazos en jarras

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