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limp-wristed

[ limp-ris-tid ]
/ ˈlɪmpˌrɪs tɪd /
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adjective
Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. (especially of a gay man) effeminate.
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Origin of limp-wristed

First recorded in 1955–60; limp2 + wrist + -ed3

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British Dictionary definitions for limp-wristed

limp-wristed

adjective
ineffectual; effete
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