with hand on hip and elbow bent outward: to stand with arms akimbo.
1. an area of miry or boggy ground whose surface yields under the tread; a bog.2. a situation from which extrication is very difficult: a quagmire of financial indebtedness.
3. anything soft or flabby.
a bad-tempered, difficult, cantankerous person.
The curmudgeon stood in the quagmire with his arms akimbo.