or gimp

[ jimp ]

adjectiveScot. and North England.
  1. slender; trim; delicate.

  2. scant; barely sufficient.

Origin of jimp

First recorded in 1500–10; origin uncertain

Other words from jimp

  • jimply, adverb
  • jimpness, noun

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