Away from the body, with the arm fully extended: I held the telephone at arm’s length
More example sentences
- After weeks and weeks of blurred vision and of holding books and paper at arm's length, the whole world, near and far, leapt into sharp focus once more.
- You're wondering if there will be enough room even to hold your book at arm's length above shoulder level and squint at the small type on the train.
- I give him a cheque, at arm's length, but can't find my guarantee card.
Definition of at arm's length in:
- The British & World English dictionary