"kimbo" Definition

  1. or A-KIMBO, holding the arms in a bent position from the body, and resting the hands upon the hips, in a bullying attitude. Said to be from A SCHIMBO, bandy-legged, crooked, _Italian_; but more probably from KIMBAW, the old cant for beating or bullying. _See Grose._ _Celtic_, CAM, crooked.

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Position in the dictionary: 1890 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: kimmer, kinchin, kinchin cove, kincob, kingsman, king’s pictures, kisky, kiss-curl, kiss-me-quick, kisser
Previous words in the dictionary: kilt, killing, kilkenny cat, kidsman, kidney, kidnapper, kidment, kiddyish, kiddy, kiddleywink

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