June 11, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
limp /ˈlɪmp/ verb
limp
/ˈlɪmp/
verb

limps; limped; limping

Injured football player limping off the field
Injured football player limping off the field
Learner's definition of LIMP

[no object]

1 : to walk in a slow and awkward way because of an injury to a leg or foot

  • The injured player limped off the court.

  • The dog was limping slightly.

2 : to go or continue slowly or with difficulty

  • The damaged ship limped back to port.

  • The company has somehow managed to limp along despite the bad economy.

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