How tiresome a reverse fashion show the movie provided in rags, carbuncles, gimpy legs, and bad teeth?
gimpy looked at Barcelona's stormy face and he grew frightened.
"gimpy Gordon's meandering mind is well understood for what it is," he said.
So the fact that I wouldn't cuff a bet for gimpy gave him his own proof that I was confirming the fix.
gimpy Gordon scuttled out of my bailiwick almost on a dead run.
Through the peaceful breathing of the boys all about him, gimpy, alone wakeful, heard the deep bass of the troubled sea.
Two of the boys, "gimpy" and Lem, were conferring aside in an undertone.
gimpy drew forth from his stocking a very able-bodied baseball bat and considered it with a stunned look.
He had a bit of a gimpy leg, a limp she could spot even from here.
How should gimpy know that he was at that moment leading another struggling soul by the hand toward the light that never dies?
1925, "a crippled leg," also "a crippled person," perhaps by association with limp, or a corruption of gammy (see game (adj.)).
also gymp, ornamental material for trimming dresses, furniture, etc., 1660s, from French guimpe, Old French guimple "wimple, headdress, veil," from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German wimpal).
Having a limp or being lame (1920s+)
: The old guy was gimping across the street