Definition of 'limp'
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This was partly because of mismanagement, but limp demand was also to blame. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He wants to know if he'll get stuck with limp lettuce or if it will free valuable time in his week. The Sun (2017)I'm still limping a little, but know that will disappear soon. The Sun (2017)On one page a monstrous face carried a limp body in its mouth. Burning Bright (2007)He gracefully feigned an injury and limped off the stage with feeling. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She was light and limp and damp in his arms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He had a bandage on his right hand and was limping. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You could see him limping quite badly towards the end of the game. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They go from really limp to firm again. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not bad for selling a company whose share price has limped along for years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But still they limp into the last eight. The Sun (2008)It may leave your hair too soft and limp making it harder to style. The Sun (2011)He was limping badly and has a problem with his ankle and his knee. The Sun (2009)She was a dead weight and her body had gone completely limp. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He may also have a limp. The Sun (2010)They gave me some limp excuses. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)They have limp hair, threadbare coverings on blue scalps. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You don't want to look superb then have limp performance and handling. The Sun (2009)It has the same flavours, but no limp lettuce or tasteless tomato. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The striker made his return from a hamstring injury but limped off after only 16 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He lay on the bed, his afflicted hand limp and useless. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This week a small army of lame excuses have limped into the news, one after the other. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I try to shorten my stride to coincide with her short limping legs. Christianity Today (2000)You can see him carrying a slight limp when going down steps, but flexibility rather than strength is the issue. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He had a slight limp from a skiing accident but refused to give up the sport, learning instead to ski on one leg. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They say Designed to specifically address the needs of those with fine, limp or thinning hair. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'limp'
British English: limp /lɪmp/ VERB
If a person or animal limps, they walk with difficulty or in an uneven way because one of their legs or feet is hurt.
I wasn't badly hurt, but I injured my thigh and had to limp.
- American English: limp
- Arabic: يَعْرِجُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: mancar
- Chinese: 跛行
- Croatian: šepati
- Czech: kulhat
- Danish: halte
- Dutch: mank lopen
- European Spanish: cojear
- Finnish: ontua
- French: boiter
- German: hinken
- Greek: κουτσαίνω
- Italian: zoppicare
- Japanese: びっこをひく
- Korean: 다리를 절다
- Norwegian: halte
- Polish: utykać
- European Portuguese: coxear
- Romanian: a șchiopăta
- Russian: хромать
- Spanish: cojear
- Swedish: halta
- Thai: เดินโขยกเขยก
- Turkish: topallamak
- Ukrainian: кульгати
- Vietnamese: đi khập khiễng
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