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gimp

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noun \ˈgimp\

Definition of gimp

  1. :  an ornamental flat braid or round cord used as a trimming



Origin and Etymology of gimp

perhaps from Dutch


First Known Use: 1664


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gimp

noun

Definition of gimp

  1. :  spirit, vim



Origin and Etymology of gimp

perhaps from gimp fish line strengthened with wire


First Known Use: 1893


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gimp

noun

Definition of gimp

  1. 1 :  cripple 1a

  2. 2 :  limp <walks with a gimp — Damon Runyon>

gimpy

play \ˈgim-pē\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of gimp

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1925


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gimp

verb

Definition of gimp

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  limp, hobble <gimping up the stairs>



Circa 1931

First Known Use of gimp

circa 1931


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