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Synonyms for limp
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hitch, hobble, limp(adj)

    the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

    Synonyms:
    enlistment, incumbrance, snag, duty tour, stay, preventive, fetter, hitch, tour, stoppage, check, tour of duty, interference, hobble, preventative, halt, encumbrance, hinderance, hindrance, term of enlistment, stop, hang-up, arrest, rub

    Antonyms:
    fresh, tense

  2. limp, wilted(adj)

    not firm

    "wilted lettuce"

    Synonyms:
    wilted

    Antonyms:
    tense, fresh

  3. limp(verb)

    lacking in strength or firmness or resilience

    "gave a limp handshake"; "a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know" G.K.Chesterton; "a slack grip"

    Synonyms:
    wilted

    Antonyms:
    tense, fresh

  4. limp, gimp, hobble, hitch(verb)

    walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

    "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"

    Synonyms:
    hitch, hitchhike, jerk, buck, hopple, thumb, catch, gimp, hobble

    Antonyms:
    tense, fresh

  5. limp(verb)

    proceed slowly or with difficulty

    "the boat limped into the harbor"

    Synonyms:
    gimp, hobble, hitch

    Antonyms:
    tense, fresh

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. limp(a.)

    Synonyms:
    limber, flaccid, flexile

  2. limp(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    halt, hobble, walk lamely

  3. limp(n.)

    Synonyms:
    halt, limping gait

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. limp(a)

    Synonyms:
    flaccid, flabby, limber, soft, flexile

    Antonyms:
    stiff

  2. limp(n)

    Synonyms:
    halt, limping, hobble

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "limp":

    soft, flaccid, lame, saggy

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#155281hitchhike
#204694hinderance

How to use limp in a sentence?

  1. David Carter:

    We would not be surprised if we limp through to mid-December, it's less than a month away from the Fed decision and I'm not sure anyone wants to put big trades on before that.

  2. Mike Bryan:

    You have to earn your way off the Tour, and you have to blast your way out, no one wants to limp their way off. (Pete) Sampras had the perfect send-off.

  3. Ted Kaye:

    From its start in 1777, the U.S. flag's design is effective when streaming in the wind, hanging limp from an indoor pole or covering a casket. only simple designs make effective flags.

  4. William Ashley:

    Better limp all the way to heaven than not get there at all.

  5. Connor Campbell:

    Markets kicked off June in an inauspicious style this morning, china set the tone...the country's continually limp manufacturing...an unwanted reminder of the global weaknesses circling the market like vultures.

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