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imp

 (ĭmp)
n.
1. A mischievous child.
2. A small demon.
3. Obsolete A graft.
tr.v. imped, imp·ing, imps
1. To graft (new feathers) onto the wing of a trained falcon or hawk to repair damage or increase flying capacity.
2. To furnish with wings.

[Middle English impe, scion, sprig, offspring, from Old English impa, young shoot, from impian, to graft, ultimately from Medieval Latin impotus, graft, from Greek emphutos, grafted, from emphuein, to implant : en-, in; see en-2 + phuein, to make grow; see bheuə- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

imp

(ɪmp)
n
1. (European Myth & Legend) a small demon or devil; mischievous sprite
2. a mischievous child
vb
(Falconry) (tr) falconry to insert (new feathers) into the stumps of broken feathers in order to repair the wing of a hawk or falcon
[Old English impa bud, graft, hence offspring, child, from impian to graft, ultimately from Greek emphutos implanted, from emphuein to implant, from phuein to plant]

imp

(ɪmp)

n.
1. a small devil or demon.
2. a mischievous child.
3. Obs. a scion or offshoot of a plant or tree.
v.t.
4. to repair or graft (a falcon's wing, tail, or feather) so as to improve powers of flight.
[before 900; Middle English impe, Old English impa, impe shoot, graft < Late Latin impotus, imputus grafted shoot < Greek émphytos planted]

imp.

1. imperative.
2. imperfect.
3. imperial.
4. import.
5. imprint.

imp


Past participle: imped
Gerund: imping

Imperative
imp
imp
Present
I imp
you imp
he/she/it imps
we imp
you imp
they imp
Preterite
I imped
you imped
he/she/it imped
we imped
you imped
they imped
Present Continuous
I am imping
you are imping
he/she/it is imping
we are imping
you are imping
they are imping
Present Perfect
I have imped
you have imped
he/she/it has imped
we have imped
you have imped
they have imped
Past Continuous
I was imping
you were imping
he/she/it was imping
we were imping
you were imping
they were imping
Past Perfect
I had imped
you had imped
he/she/it had imped
we had imped
you had imped
they had imped
Future
I will imp
you will imp
he/she/it will imp
we will imp
you will imp
they will imp
Future Perfect
I will have imped
you will have imped
he/she/it will have imped
we will have imped
you will have imped
they will have imped
Future Continuous
I will be imping
you will be imping
he/she/it will be imping
we will be imping
you will be imping
they will be imping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been imping
you have been imping
he/she/it has been imping
we have been imping
you have been imping
they have been imping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been imping
you will have been imping
he/she/it will have been imping
we will have been imping
you will have been imping
they will have been imping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been imping
you had been imping
he/she/it had been imping
we had been imping
you had been imping
they had been imping
Conditional
I would imp
you would imp
he/she/it would imp
we would imp
you would imp
they would imp
Past Conditional
I would have imped
you would have imped
he/she/it would have imped
we would have imped
you would have imped
they would have imped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imp - (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievousimp - (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
folklore - the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
faerie, faery, fairy, fay, sprite - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
leprechaun - a mischievous elf in Irish folklore
sandman - an elf in fairy stories who sprinkles sand in children's eyes to make them sleepy
2.imp - one who is playfully mischievousimp - one who is playfully mischievous  
child, kid, minor, nipper, tiddler, youngster, tike, shaver, small fry, nestling, fry, tyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
brat, holy terror, little terror, terror - a very troublesome child

imp

noun
1. demon, devil, sprite He sees the devil as a little imp with horns.
2. rascal, rogue, brat, urchin, minx, scamp, pickle (Brit. informal), gamin I didn't say that, you little imp!

imp

noun
One who causes minor trouble or damage:
Informal: cutup.
Translations
عِفْريتوَلَدٌ عفريت ، مُشاكِس
čertíknezbedararášekskřítek
lille djævelspilopmagertrold
huncut kölyökkisördög
óòekktarangipúki
valiūgiškasvelniūkštis
draiskulisnebēdnisvelnēns
küçük şeytanyaramaz çocuk

imp

[ɪmp] Ndiablillo m (fig) → diablillo m, pillín/ina m/f

imp

[ˈɪmp] n
(= small devil) → lutin m
(= child) → petit diable m

imp

nKobold m; (inf: = child) → Racker m (inf)

imp

[ɪmp] n (small devil) → folletto; (child) → diavoletto

imp

(imp) noun
1. a small devil or wicked spirit.
2. a mischievous child. Her son is a little imp.
ˈimpish adjective