Definitions for gimpy

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  1. a flat trimming of silk, wool, or other cord.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of gimp:

1655–65; appar. < D gimp


  1. vigor.

    Category: Dialect

Origin of gimp:

1900–05; orig. uncert.


  1. (n.)a limp.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. Usually Offensive.a person who limps; lame person.

    Category: Status (usage)

  3. (v.i.)to limp; walk in a halting manner.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

* Usage: Definition 2 is usually perceived as insulting.

Origin of gimp:


gimp′y(adj.)-i•er, -i•est.


  1. gimpy(Adjective)

    limping, lame, with crippled legs.

  2. gimpy(Adjective)

    exhibiting deficiencies associated with the derogatory term "gimp", such as might inspire discomfort or revulsion

    One of the kittens has a gimpy eye.

Anagrams of gimpy

  1. pigmy


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