(adjective, verb)


1. disabled in the feet or legs

- a crippled soldier

Similar word(s): unfit, game, gimpy, halt, halting, lame

Sentences with crippled as an adjective:

- 1848 "A crippled man, twenty years older than you, whom you will have to wait on?" — Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre, Chapter 17.

- 1893 The Percy Driscoll estate was in such a crippled shape when its owner died that it could pay only sixty percent of its great indebtedness, and was settled at that rate. — Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson.


1. simple past tense and past participle of cripple