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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hitch, hobble, limp(adj)

    the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

  2. limp, wilted(adj)

    not firm

    "wilted lettuce"

  3. limp(verb)

    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"

  4. limp, gimp, hobble, hitch(verb)

    walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

    "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"

  5. limp(verb)

    proceed slowly or with difficulty

    "the boat limped into the harbor"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Limp(verb)

    to halt; to walk lamely. Also used figuratively

  2. Limp(noun)

    a halt; the act of limping

  3. Limp(noun)

    a scraper for removing poor ore or refuse from the sieve

  4. Limp(adj)

    flaccid; flabby, as flesh

  5. Limp(adj)

    lacking stiffness; flimsy; as, a limp cravat

  6. Origin: [Cf. Icel. limpa limpness, weakness, and E. lap, n., lop, v. t. Cf. Limber, a.]


  1. Limp

    A limp is a type of asymmetric abnormality of the gait. Limping may be caused by pain, weakness, neuromuscular imbalance, or a skeletal deformity. The most common underlying cause of a painful limp is physical trauma; however, in the absence of trauma, other serious causes, such as septic arthritis or slipped capital femoral epiphysis, may be present. The diagnostic approach involves ruling out potentially serious causes via the use of X-rays, blood tests, and sometimes joint aspiration. Initial treatment involves pain management. A limp is the presenting problem in about 4% of children who visit hospital emergency departments.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Demetrius Gilmore:

    That was really painful to watch her limp around.

  2. William Ashley:

    Better limp all the way to heaven than not get there at all.

  3. Karen McWatters:

    We held hands and shortly after that her hand went limp in mine, and she never spoke again.

  4. David Carter:

    We would not be surprised if we limp through to mid-December, it's less than a month away from the Fed decision and I'm not sure anyone wants to put big trades on before that.

  5. Ted Kaye:

    From its start in 1777, the U.S. flag's design is effective when streaming in the wind, hanging limp from an indoor pole or covering a casket. only simple designs make effective flags.

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