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Verb: cripple  kri-pul
  1. Deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    "This measure crippled our efforts";
    - stultify
  2. Deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg
    "The accident has crippled her for life";
    - lame
Noun: cripple  kri-pul
  1. Someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back

Derived forms: crippling, cripples, crippled

Type of: individual, maim, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul, weaken

Encyclopedia: Cripple