Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 02/08/19 Akimbo

Akimbo (adjective, adverb)
akimbo [uh-kim-boh]


adjective, adverb
1. with hand on hip and elbow bent outward: to stand with arms akimbo.

Related Words for akimbo
jagged, crooked, crossing, forked, oblique, zigzag, bifurcate, cornered, V-shaped, divaricate, skewed, staggered


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Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English in kenebowe < Old Norse *i keng boginn bent into a crook (i in, keng accusative of kengr hook, boginn past participle of bjūga to bend)

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