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gimp

noun \ ˈgimp \

Definition of gimp

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

Origin and Etymology of gimp

perhaps from Dutch


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gimp

noun

Definition of gimp

: spirit, vim

Origin and Etymology of gimp

perhaps from gimp fish line strengthened with wire


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gimp

noun

Definition of gimp

1 : cripple 1a
2 : limp
  • walks with a gimp
  • —Damon Runyon

gimpy

play \ˈgim-pē\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of gimp

origin unknown


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gimp

verb

Definition of gimp

intransitive verb
: limp, hobble
  • gimping up the stairs

First Known Use of gimp

circa 1931


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