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Synonyms for limp

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  1. hitch, hobble, limpadjective

    the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

    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

    fresh, tense

  2. limp, wiltedadjective

    not firm

    "wilted lettuce"


    tense, fresh

  3. limpverb

    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"


    tense, fresh

  4. limp, gimp, hobble, hitchverb

    walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

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

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

    tense, fresh

  5. limpverb

    proceed slowly or with difficulty

    "the boat limped into the harbor"

    gimp, hobble, hitch

    tense, fresh

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. limpadjective

    limber, flaccid, flexile

  2. limpverb

    halt, hobble, walk lamely

  3. limpnoun

    halt, limping gait

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. limpadjective

    flaccid, flabby, limber, soft, flexile


  2. limpnoun

    halt, limping, hobble

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "limp":

    soft, flaccid, lame, saggy

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  1. Karen McWatters:

    We held hands and shortly after that her hand went limp in mine, and she never spoke again.

  2. Brian Nunamaker:

    As a parent, you feel extremely helpless to be unable to assist the most important person in the world during such a time of emergency, worst case scenarios run through your head while you are hoping for the best. The eternity of waiting for help to arrive was surprisingly non-existent in this situation. I was surprised at how quickly help had arrived in the form of a fire truck. When the firefighters arrived on the scene, Nunamaker’s daughter was limp but she was still breathing and had a pulse. His daughter arrived at the hospital and started to have another seizure, but it stopped momentarily. Nunamaker said his daughter was later transferred to VCU and was later discharged. Nunamaker told Fox 5 DC he was hoping to put the ordeal behind him, but couldn’t when he heard the news of Kelley and Bloom’s suspension. My wife and I feel terrible for the fallout that has happened to these two gentlemen, Nunamaker said in a statement to Fox 5 DC. They simply had the best interests for our daughter's care in mind.

  3. Demetrius Gilmore:

    That was really painful to watch her limp around.

  4. 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.

  5. William Ashley:

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

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