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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:

    soft, flaccid, lame, saggy

How to pronounce limp?

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Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say limp in sign language?

  1. limp

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1038stop
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#8714interference
#11695preventive
#12745rub
#13785lame
#13959halt
#14556jerk
#14594hitch
#15920limp
#16589gimp
#23847preventative
#33918snag
#37231saggy
#43221enlistment
#44966hindrance
#48365stoppage
#56554encumbrance
#74728fetter
#77896wilted
#80713flaccid
#99268hobble
#155281hitchhike
#204694hinderance

How to use limp in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Ken Meeks:

    When I left the hospital, my left arm and fingers were nearly completely paralyzed. By that, I mean it pretty much hung limp at my side. I had to move it with my right hand.

  3. Andrea Constand:

    I wanted it to stop. I couldn't say anything, i was trying to get my hands to move, my legs to move, and the message just wasn't getting there. I was weak, I was limp and I couldn't fight him off.

  4. William Ashley:

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

  5. Boris Johnson:

    The euro is a calamitous project, it will limp on with sclerotic growth rates, it will eventually blow up but I wouldn't care to bet when.


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