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limpverb

uk   us   /lɪmp/

limpadjective

uk   us   /lɪmp/

limpnoun [S]

uk   us   /lɪmp/
(Definition of limp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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limpverb [I]

 us   /lɪmp/
  • limp verb [I] (WALK)

to ​walk with an ​irregularstep, esp. because ​yourfoot or ​leg is ​hurt: Jackson limped off the ​field after ​injuring his ​ankle.
limp
noun [U]  us   /lɪmp/
He ​walks with a ​slight limp.

limpadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /lɪmp/
not ​firm or ​stiff: The ​lettuce in this ​salad is ​completely limp.
(Definition of limp from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “limp”
in Korean 기운 없는…
in Arabic رَخو…
in Malaysian layu…
in French mou, faible…
in Russian вялый, поникший…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人/動物, 瘸著腳走,跛行…
in Italian floscio, flaccido…
in Turkish zayıf, takatsiz, güçsüz…
in Polish wiotki, bezwładny…
in Spanish flojo, flácido, mustio…
in Vietnamese mềm, ủ rũ…
in Portuguese frouxo, murcho…
in Thai ปวกเปียก…
in German schlaff…
in Catalan fluix, flàccid…
in Japanese 弱弱しい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人/动物, (因为腿脚受伤或疼痛)艰难缓慢地行走…
in Indonesian lemas…
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