Limp

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Definition

to limp, to walk with a limp: to walk unevenly and with difficulty, to have one bad leg
verb
Philip has been walking with a slight limp for a week now. He walks with difficulty because he's in a lot of pain.
Luna's still limping from her rock climbing accident. She can't walk properly because she broke her ankle.

limp: flaccid, floppy; loose, slack; soft, weak
adjective

Examples

  • "I simply say ‘You are fired' in my sexy (and largely incomprehensible) accent and the person limps out of the office with a big smile on their face."
  • "My bacon was limp and the lettuce was brown."

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