limp-wristed

adjective
limp-wrist·​ed | \ ˈlimp-ˌri-stəd How to pronounce limp-wristed (audio) \

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First Known Use of limp-wristed

1956, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of limp-wristed was in 1956

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“Limp-wristed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limp-wristed. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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