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
The action was so feverish that fans were left limp when the last buzzer sounded.Tom Heinsohn, mainstay of Boston Celtics dynasty as player, coach, dies at 86|Matt Schudel|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
He limped to the Steelers’ locker room just before halftime and was replaced by backup Mason Rudolph.Ben Roethlisberger among four Steelers players quarantined as coronavirus contacts|Mark Maske|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger limped to the locker room with an injured left knee a little more than a minute before halftime.Steelers stay unbeaten, Chargers drop another heartbreaker in NFL Week 9|Cindy Boren, Mark Maske, Des Bieler|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
The company’s revenues in the third quarter limped forward at just 3%, and its earnings narrowly missed analysts’ consensus forecasts.AstraZeneca’s stock is soaring on COVID, but the pandemic has dented its growth|Jeremy Kahn|November 6, 2020|Fortune
He wasn’t walking into the interview room with a pronounced limp and he could more easily hear the interviewer by upping the volume on his computer.
He bunches himself up tightly, one leg entwined over the other, with the crossed leg dangling, limply, languorously.
Nor should a book be bound too limply, for the cover will soon begin to look shapeless.By-ways in Book-land|William Davenport Adams
Hilda gazed at the letter, holding it limply in her left hand amid the soft disorder of the counterpane.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Once more Sternsilver held out his hand and this time Seiden shook it limply.The Competitive Nephew|Montague Glass
So we trailed out to the stationmaster, and asked him limply if he could direct us to Mr. Norman Young's house.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908|Lucy Maud Montgomery
"I thought you'd tell me next you were married," he said limply.The Fortieth Door|Mary Hastings Bradley