verb (used without object)
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Origin of limp1
OTHER WORDS FROM limplimper, nounlimp·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for limp (2 of 2)
adjective, limp·er, limp·est.
Origin of limp2
OTHER WORDS FROM limplimply, adverblimpness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for limp
Outside editors limped toward the light of January with a mixture of hope and exhaustion.
This season, he has been visibly hampered by several injuries, including an adductor strain, and he has limped off the field with help from a trainer more than once.Inside a week of recovery with Morgan Moses, one of Washington’s toughest players|Sam Fortier|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
You stepped back onto the path and almost collapsed on your cramped legs, limped forward 10 feet and found that your path joined with another small trail, the one they had taken.
Over the next couple of days, she became less alert and went limp.This D.C. baby’s mother was charged with her death. But nothing is solved.|Petula Dvorak|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
He had grabbed his knee after being hit by two Dallas Cowboys defenders and was limping noticeably thereafter.Steelers stay unbeaten, Chargers drop another heartbreaker in NFL Week 9|Cindy Boren, Mark Maske, Des Bieler|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
When the speech ended, with “I am proud to present . . . ” Furry, carrying his battered Epiphone guitar, limped onto the stage.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And for the first time in his career, as he limped in and out of the French Open quarterfinal, he looked his age.
Mitt, who garnered 29 percent in Missouri in 2008, limped in with 25 percent—less than half the votes Santorum earned.
Even Rep. Michele Bachmann, usually a prolific fundraiser, limped across last year's finish line with about $12 million.Obama Campaign Aims to Collect $1 Billion While GOP Relies on Super PACs|Laura Colarusso|February 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the last 24 hours, two boats bypassed Lampedusa and limped into the port of Catania on the Sicilian island.
He only allowed it to crop up each time his wounded knee gave him a little twinge, as he limped around after Mr. Comstock.The Broncho Rider Boys on the Wyoming Trail|Frank Fowler
She got up and limped toward the beach, using a little less caution than she had done when coming out.The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea|Janet Aldridge
"I ain't no vagrant," glared Billy, and limped away with old trusty under his left arm.The City of Fire|Grace Livingston Hill
Another day we met a man driving a horse that limped very badly.White Dandy; or, Master and I|Velma Caldwell Melville
One of his legs was cramped from lying motionless so long, and he limped into the front room.A Son of the City|Herman Gastrell Seely