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limpverb [I]

us   /lɪmp/
  • limp verb [I] (WALK)

to walk with an irregular step, esp. because your foot 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)







"limp" in British English

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limpverb

uk   /lɪmp/ us   /lɪmp/

limpadjective

uk   /lɪmp/ us   /lɪmp/
limply
adverb uk   /ˈlɪmp.li/ us   /ˈlɪmp.li/
She lay limply in his arms.
limpness
noun [U] uk   /ˈlɪmp.nəs/ us   /ˈlɪmp.nəs/

limpnoun [S]

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