Antonyms for akimbo

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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 as firmly as if he were a particularly stubborn brand of tree.

She was an uncommonly powerful, red-faced Irishwoman; her arms were bare, and she had them akimbo, and was scratching her elbows.

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