other words for akimbo
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She was an uncommonly powerful, red-faced Irishwoman; her arms were bare, and she had them akimbo, and was scratching her elbows.
Her arms were akimbo and a pipe was thrust between her teeth.
His arms were akimbo, his feet planted as firmly as if he were a particularly stubborn brand of tree.
Akimbo, a-kim′bo, adj. with hand on hip and elbow bent outward.
She was holding up her skirt with one hand, and the other arm was akimbo at her waist.