gimpy


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gimp 1

 (gĭmp)
n.
A narrow flat braid or rounded cord of fabric used for trimming. Also called guimpe, guipure.

[Perhaps from French guimpe; see guimpe.]

gimp 2

 (gĭmp) Slang
n.
1. A limp or a limping gait.
2. Often Offensive A person who limps.
intr.v. gimped, gimp·ing, gimps
To walk with a limp.

[Origin unknown.]

gimp′y adj.

gimp 3

 (gĭmp)
n.
Spirit; pep.

[Origin unknown.]

gimpy

(ˈɡɪmpɪ)
adj
the US equivalent of gammy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gimpy - disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
unfit - not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"
Translations

gimpy

(US inf)
adj (= limping)hinkend, humpelnd
nHinkebein nt (inf)
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