Gimp



[gimp] /gɪmp/

noun
1.
a flat trimming of silk, wool, or other cord, sometimes stiffened with wire, for garments, curtains, etc.
2.
a coarse thread, usually glazed, employed in lacemaking to outline designs.
[gimp] /gɪmp/
noun, Chiefly Northeastern U.S.
1.
spirit, vigor, or ambition.
[gimp] /gɪmp/ Slang.
noun
1.
a limp.
2.
Usually Disparaging and Offensive. a term used to refer to a person who limps or is lame.
verb (used without object)
3.
to limp; walk in a halting manner:
a sprain that made her gimp for weeks.
[jimp] /dʒɪmp/
adjective, Scot. and North England.
1.
.
[jimp] /dʒɪmp/
adjective, Scot. and North England.
1.
slender; trim; delicate.
2.
scant; barely sufficient.
/ɡɪmp/
noun
1.
a tapelike trimming of silk, wool, or cotton, often stiffened with wire
/ɡɪmp/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian, offensive, slang) a physically disabled person, esp one who is lame
2.
(slang) a sexual fetishist who likes to be dominated and who dresses in a leather or rubber body suit with mask, zips, and chains
n.

1925, “a crippled leg,” also “a crippled person,” perhaps by association with limp, or a corruption of gammy (see game (adj.)).

also gymp, ornamental material for trimming dresses, furniture, etc., 1660s, from French guimpe, Old French guimple “wimple, headdress, veil,” from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German wimpal).

noun

verb

: The old guy was gimping across the street

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