She was holding up her skirt with one hand, and the other arm was akimbo at her waist.
Her arms were akimbo and a pipe was thrust between her teeth.
Akimbo, a-kim′bo, adj. with hand on hip and elbow bent outward.
She walked slowly, the long black dress she always wore trailing after her, yet half-looped up over one arm, akimbo on her hip.
His arms were akimbo, his feet planted ...