limber


1lim·ber

noun \ˈlim-bər\

Definition of LIMBER

:  a two-wheeled vehicle to which a gun or caisson may be attached

Origin of LIMBER

Middle English lymour
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with LIMBER

2limber

adjective

: bending easily

Full Definition of LIMBER

1
:  capable of being shaped :  flexible
2
:  having a supple and resilient quality (as of mind or body) :  agile, nimble
lim·ber·ly adverb
lim·ber·ness noun

Examples of LIMBER

  1. <he shaped the basket out of limber branches that could bend easily around a frame>

Origin of LIMBER

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1565

3limber

verb
lim·beredlim·ber·ing \-b(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of LIMBER

transitive verb
:  to cause to become limber <limber up his fingers>
intransitive verb
:  to become limber <limber up by running>

First Known Use of LIMBER

1748

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