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gimp

1gimp

noun \ˈgimp\

Definition of GIMP

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

Origin of GIMP

perhaps from Dutch
First Known Use: 1664

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

2gimp

noun

Definition of GIMP

:  spirit, vim

Origin of GIMP

perhaps from gimp fish line strengthened with wire
First Known Use: 1893

3gimp

noun

Definition of GIMP

1
:  cripple 1a
2
:  limp <walks with a gimp — Damon Runyon>
gimpy \ˈgim-pē\ adjective

Origin of GIMP

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1925

4gimp

verb

Definition of GIMP

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

First Known Use of GIMP

circa 1931

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