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limp meaning and definition

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LIMP noun

Definition of limp (noun)

  1. the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

LIMP verb

Definition of limp (verb)

  1. walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    • "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
    • synonyms: gimp, hitch, hobble
  2. proceed slowly or with difficulty
    • "the boat limped into the harbor"

LIMP adjective

Definition of limp (adjective)

  1. not firm
    • "wilted lettuce"
    • synonyms: wilted
  2. lacking in strength or firmness or resilience
    • "gave a limp handshake"; "a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know" G.K.Chesterton; "a slack grip"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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