arms akimbo

arms akimbo (to have the arms in a position in which the hands are on the hips and the elbows are bowed outward, usually regarded as a posture of defiance) -- руки в боки, подбоченясь

The first recorded spelling was in "kenebowe" in a work called "The Tale of Beryn" that dates from 1400.The phrase went through several changes, variously being written as "on kenbow" and "a kembo", until it became the modern form in the 18th century.

See also
фертом (стоять)