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Verb: limp  limp
  1. Walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    "The old woman limps down to the store every day";
    - gimp [N. Amer], hobble, hitch
  2. Proceed slowly or with difficulty
    "the boat limped into the harbour"
Adjective: limp (limper,limpest)  limp
  1. Not firm
    "limp lettuce";
    - wilted
  2. Lacking in strength, firmness or resilience
    "gave a limp handshake"; "a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know"
Noun: limp  limp
  1. The uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    - hitch, hobble

Derived forms: limping, limped, limps, limper, limpest

See also: lax, stale

Type of: continue, gait, go forward, proceed, walk

Encyclopedia: Limp, South Carolina