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AKIMBO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does akimbo mean? 

AKIMBO (adjective)
  The adjective AKIMBO has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: AKIMBO used as an adjective is very rare.


AKIMBO (adverb)
  The adverb AKIMBO has 1 sense:

1. with hands on hips and elbows extending outward

  Familiarity information: AKIMBO used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AKIMBO (adjective)


Sense 1akimbo [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Context examples:

a tailor sitting with legs akimbo / stood with arms akimbo

Similar:

crooked (having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned)


AKIMBO (adverb)


Sense 1akimbo [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

With hands on hips and elbows extending outward

Context example:

she stood there akimbo


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