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[krip] /krɪp/

noun, Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
a term used to refer to a person who is partially or totally unable to use one or more limbs.

member of a major U.S. street gang, founded in South Central Los Angeles 1971, the name supposedly originally was cribs, partly a reference to the youth of most of the original members, and when they began carrying “pimp canes” it was altered to Crip, which has been attested in U.S. slang as a shortening of cripple (n.) since 1918.



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