Definitions for limp-wristed

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

limp′-wrist′ed*(adj.)

  1. Usually Disparaging and Offensive.(of a man or boy) exhibiting feminine characteristics; effeminate; homosexual.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  2. soft; flabby; ineffectual.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

* Slang.. Usage: Definition 1 is usually used with disparaging intent and perceived as insulting.

Origin of limp-wristed:

1955–60

Wiktionary

  1. limp-wristed(Adjective)

    implicitly weak; lacking strength.

  2. limp-wristed(Adjective)

    If referring to a male, having effeminate qualities or characteristics perceived to be homosexual in nature.

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