4/18/15

Akimbo

Akimbo

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Hands on hips; elbows out;

standing with your hands on your hips with your feet spread apart.

She stood akimbo and made an angry face.

Memory trick: 
Imbo reminds of limb.
We put our limbs out.

Used at work:
We knew it was trouble when the auditor stood akimbo.

(c) 2015 E. Carruthers

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