[gimp] /gɪmp/ Slang.
Usually Disparaging and Offensive. a term used to refer to a person who limps or is lame.
verb (used without object)
to limp; walk in a halting manner:
a sprain that made her gimp for weeks.
the US equivalent of gammy
a tapelike trimming of silk, wool, or cotton, often stiffened with wire
(US & Canadian, offensive, slang) a physically disabled person, esp one who is lame
(slang) a sexual fetishist who likes to be dominated and who dresses in a leather or rubber body suit with mask, zips, and chains
1925 (n.); 1931 (adj.); hobo slang, from gimp + -y.
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).
Having a limp or being lame (1920s+)
: The old guy was gimping across the street
a place fertile in sycamores, a city in the plain of Judah, the villages of which were seized by the Philistines (2 Chr. 28:18). It is now called Jimzu, about 3 miles south-east of Ludd, i.e., Lydda.
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