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Meaning of AKIMBO

Pronunciation:  u'kimbow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  with hands on hips and elbows extending outward; "she stood there akimbo"
 

AKIMBO is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*kim"bo\, a. [Etymology unknown. Cf. {Kimbo}.]
With a crook or bend; with the hand on the hip and elbow
turned outward. ``With one arm akimbo.'' --Irving.

 
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