/ (ˈhɪrpəl) Scot /
Save This Word!
a limping gait
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Word Origin for hirple
C15: of unknown origin
Words nearby hirple
hiring-fair, hiring hall, Hirohito, Hiroshige, Hiroshima, hirple, Hirsch, Hirst, hirsute, hirsutism, hirsutulous
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
How to use hirple in a sentence
Get you on that bicycle and hurry on, and I'll hirple after you the best I can.Huntingtower|John Buchan
She walked very slowly, leaning on a long staff, and she gave a bit hirple now and then, as if she were lame.The Scottish Fairy Book|Elizabeth W. Grierson