gimpy

adjective
\ ˈgim-pē How to pronounce gimpy (audio) \
gimpier; gimpiest

Definition of gimpy

US, informal
: afflicted with a limp or a limping walk : lame sense 1 I was just back from World War II, a very senior private first class with a patch over a damaged eye and a cane to help a gimpy leg.— Tony Hillerman The Mets … lost Luis Castillo to a strained left hip flexor. The gimpy second baseman limped off the field with two out in the seventh after serving as the middle man on a double play.— Adam Rubin

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1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Gimpy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gimpy. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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gimpy

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of gimpy

US, informal : having an injury that makes walking difficult or painful

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