- a term used to refer to a person who is partially or totally unable to use one or more limbs.
Origin of crip
Examples from the Web for crip
By crip, I've a notion—Let's see, there's Miguel—he's too swift.Overland Red
Henry Herbert Knibbs
Crip was eleven, it was his birthday, and Crip was in disgrace—in a garret.
Crip went, and he was having the dismal time of it referred to in the beginning of this story.
Word Origin and History for crip
member of a major U.S. street gang, founded in South Central Los Angeles 1971, the name supposedly originally was cribs, partly a reference to the youth of most of the original members, and when they began carrying "pimp canes" it was altered to Crip, which has been attested in U.S. slang as a shortening of cripple (n.) since 1918.