limp-wristed

[ limp-ris-tid ]

adjective
  1. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. (especially of a gay man) effeminate.

Origin of limp-wristed

1
First recorded in 1955–60; limp2 + wrist + -ed3

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British Dictionary definitions for limp-wristed

limp-wristed

adjective
  1. ineffectual; effete

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