Definition of 'akimbo'
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Her assistant was at lunch so she came out herself, relaxing with arms akimbo while the prospective customer had a chance to look around. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)When I looked, he was sprawled on his back, legs and arms akimbo, half on the steps, half on the metal landing below. BETTER THAN THIS (2004)The body was in a grotesque position, lying on its stomach, the legs all akimbo, one arm twisted behind the back. THE SERPENT'S MARK (2004)
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Definition of akimbo from the Collins English Dictionary
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