Definitions for akimboəˈkɪm boʊ

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  1. akimbo(ip)(adverb)

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

    "a tailor sitting with legs akimbo"; "stood with arms akimbo"

  2. akimbo(adverb)

    with hands on hips and elbows extending outward

    "she stood there akimbo"

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  1. akimbo(Adverb)

    Into, in, or of the position where the arms are akimbo.

    The man was standing akimbo.

  2. akimbo(Adjective)

    With a crook or bend; with the hand on the hip and elbow turned outward.

  3. Origin: From in kene bowe, from in + keen + bowe. Alternately, possibly from keng + bogi, compare kengboginn.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Akimbo(adj)

    with a crook or bend; with the hand on the hip and elbow turned outward

  2. Origin: [Etymology unknown. Cf. Kimbo.]

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  1. Akimbo

    Akimbo is a human body position in which the hands are on the hips and the elbows are bowed outward, or bent or bowed in a more general sense.

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  1. Akimbo

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