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limp1

limp1

 
 
pronunciation:
lImp
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: limped, limping, limps
definition 1: to walk in an uneven, labored, lame manner.
He hurt his ankle and had to limp back to the campsite.
synonyms:
hitch, hobble
similar words:
falter, shuffle, stagger, stumble, totter, wobble
definition 2: to proceed haltingly, weakly, or unsteadily.
The damaged plane limped back to the hangar.
synonyms:
falter, totter
similar words:
dodder, hitch, stagger, stumble, wobble
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an uneven, labored, lame gait.
She has walked with a limp since she injured her foot.
synonyms:
hitch, hobble
similar words:
lameness, shamble, totter, wobble
derivation: limpingly (adv.)
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