(noun, adjective, verb)


1. without energy or will

- gave a limp handshake

- a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know

Similar word(s): weak, wilted

2. lacking or having lost rigidity

- limp lettuce

- he felt his body go limp

Similar word(s): lax


1. the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

Similar word(s): hitch, hobble

Definition categories: act, gait


1. walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

Similar word(s): gimp, hitch, hobble

Definition categories: motion, walk

2. proceed slowly or with difficulty

- the boat limped into the harbor

Definition categories: motion, continue, proceed

Sentences with limp as a verb:

- The bomber limped home on one engine.