He had come in loungingly, and he went out loungingly; but he was limper after the interview than before it.
Even the limper, in spite of all my search, had got off and was not to be found.
The event is described in the metrical history of Rouen, composed by a minstrel ycleped Poirier, the limper.
limper, the ostler, got "Grey Bobby" from the stable, and put him into the harness.
The victim gradually became paler and limper, until Maskull held a corpse in his arms.
She was always kind of sweet looking, but her bloom went, and she got shyer and limper every year of her life.
1560s, of unknown origin, perhaps related to Middle English lympen "to fall short" (c.1400), which is probably from Old English lemphealt "halting, lame, limping," which has a lone cognate in the rare Middle High German limphin, and perhaps is from a PIE root meaning "slack, loose, to hang down" (cf. Sanskrit lambate "hangs down," Middle High German lampen "to hang down"). Related: Limped; limping. As a noun, 1818, from the verb.
1706, "flaccid, drooping," of obscure origin, perhaps related to limp (v.).
An irregular, jerky, or awkward gait; a claudication. v. limped, limp·ing, limps
To walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg.