Definition of Limp

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

Exact synonyms: Hitch, Hobble
Generic synonyms: Gait
Derivative terms: Hitch, Hobble

2. Verb. Walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury. "They limp up the hill"; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
Exact synonyms: Gimp, Hitch, Hobble
Generic synonyms: Walk
Derivative terms: Gimp, Hitch, Hobble, Hobbler, Limper

3. Adjective. Not firm. "Wilted lettuce"
Exact synonyms: Wilted
Similar to: Stale

4. Verb. Proceed slowly or with difficulty. "They limp up the hill"; "The boat limped into the harbor"
Generic synonyms: Continue, Go Forward, Proceed

5. Adjective. Lacking in strength or firmness or resilience. "A slack grip"
Similar to: Lax
Derivative terms: Limpness

Definition of Limp

1. v. i. To halt; to walk lamely. Also used figuratively.

2. n. A halt; the act of limping.

3. n. A scraper for removing poor ore or refuse from the sieve.

4. a. Flaccid; flabby, as flesh.

Definition of Limp

1. Verb. (intransitive) To happen; befall; chance. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To come upon; meet. ¹

3. Adjective. flaccid; flabby, as flesh. ¹

4. Adjective. lacking stiffness; flimsy; as, a limp cravat. ¹

5. Adjective. (context: of a penis) not erect ¹

6. Adjective. (context: of a man) not having an erect penis ¹

7. Adjective. physically weak ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive) To be inadequate or unsatisfactory. ¹

9. Noun. A scraper of board or sheet-iron shaped like half the head of a small cask, used for scraping the ore off the sieve in the operation of hand-jigging. ¹

10. Verb. (intransitive) To walk lamely, as if favouring one leg. ¹

11. Verb. (intransitive figuratively of a vehicle) To travel with a malfunctioning system of propulsion ¹

12. Verb. (context: poker slang intransitive) To call. ¹

13. Noun. An irregular, jerky or awkward gait ¹

14. Noun. A scraper for removing poor ore or refuse from the sieve ¹

15. Noun. A code-word among Jacobites, standing for '''L'''ouis XIV, '''J'''ames II, Queen '''M'''ary of Modena and the '''P'''rince of Wales.Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, Millennium Edition, art. "Limp" ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Limp

1. lacking rigidity [adj LIMPER, LIMPEST] / to walk lamely [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Limp

1. A lame walk with a yielding step; asymmetrical gait. See: claudication. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Limp

limonites
limonitic
limonoid
limonoids
limophoitas
limophthisis
limos
limoses
limosis
limous
limousine
limousine liberal
limousinelike
limousines
limousins
limp in
limp reraise
limp reraised
limp reraises
limp reraising
limpa
limpard
limpas

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