noun, Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a homosexual, especially a male homosexual.
: a limp-wrist hangout
A male homosexual: I reminded her that Boke Kellum was a limp wrist/ Barbara Hutton could only marry herself seven or eight limp wrists (1950s+)
[limp-ris-tid] /ˈlɪmpˌrɪs tɪd/ adjective 1. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. . 2. soft; flabby; ineffectual. adjective 1. ineffectual; effete adjective weak adjective Effeminate; slack and sinuous; homosexual: His art always has this subtle, limp-wristed style to it/ the most limp-wristed ”stud” in the Philadelphia metropolitan area (1950s+)
[lim-yuh-luh s] /ˈlɪm yə ləs/ noun, plural limuli [lim-yuh-lahy] /ˈlɪm yəˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a crab of the genus Limulus; horseshoe crab. /ˈlɪmjʊləs/ noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ) 1. any horseshoe crab of the genus Limulus, esp L. polyphemus
- Limulus-lysate test
limulus-lysate test lim·u·lus-ly·sate test (lĭm’yə-ləs-lī’sāt’) n. A test for the rapid detection of meningitis that is caused by gram-negative bacteria.
[lahy-mee] /ˈlaɪ mi/ adjective, limier, limiest. 1. consisting of, containing, or like . 2. smeared with birdlime. /ˈlaɪmɪ/ adjective limier, limiest 1. of, like, or smeared with birdlime 2. containing or characterized by the presence of lime /ˈlaɪmɪ/ adjective limier, limiest 1. of or tasting of lime (the fruit) adj. resembling or coated with lime, […]