What does gimp mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lameness, limping, gimp, gimpiness, gameness, claudication(verb)

    disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet

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

    walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

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


  1. GIMP(Noun)

    The GNU Image Manipulation Program, a computer program capable of manipulating digital images.

  2. Origin: US slang, c.1925. Maybe influenced by, or cognate with limp.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gimp(adj)

    smart; spruce; trim; nice

  2. Gimp(noun)

    a narrow ornamental fabric of silk, woolen, or cotton, often with a metallic wire, or sometimes a coarse cord, running through it; -- used as trimming for dresses, furniture, etc

  3. Gimp(verb)

    to notch; to indent; to jag

  4. Origin: [W. gwymp fair, neat, comely.]


  1. GIMP

    GIMP is an image retouching and editing tool and is released under the GPLv3 license as free and open-source software. There are versions tailored for most operating systems including Microsoft Windows, OS X and Linux. GIMP has tools used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, resizing, cropping, photo-montages, converting between different image formats, and more specialised tasks. Animated images such as GIF and MPEG files can be created using an animation plugin. The developers and maintainers of GIMP strive to create a high-end free software graphics application for the editing and creation of original images, photos, icons, graphical elements of web pages and art for user interface elements.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gimp

    gimp, n. a kind of trimming, &c., of silk, woollen, or cotton twist.—v.t. to make or furnish with gimp. [Fr. guimpe, from Old High Ger. wimpal, a light robe; Eng. wimple.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gimp in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gimp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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