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limber

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noun lim·ber \ˈlim-bər\

Definition of limber

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

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Origin and Etymology of limber

Middle English lymour


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limber

adjective lim·ber

Definition of limber

  1. 1 :  capable of being shaped :  flexible

  2. 2 :  having a supple and resilient quality (as of mind or body) :  agile, nimble

limberly

adverb

limberness

noun

Examples of limber in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of limber

origin unknown


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limber

verb lim·ber

Definition of limber

limbered

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limbering

play \ˈlim-b(ə-)riŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause to become limber limber up his fingers

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become limber limber up by running

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First Known Use of limber

1748



LIMBER Defined for English Language Learners

limber

adjective

Definition of limber for English Language Learners

  • : bending easily


LIMBER Defined for Kids

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limber

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adjective lim·ber \ˈlim-bər\

Definition of limber for Students

  1. :  bending easily


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limber

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verb lim·ber

Definition of limber for Students

limbered

;

limbering

  1. :  to make or become limber Before a race, I limber up with exercises.



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