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  • v. Present participle of limp.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet

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Examples

  • I didn't want to move Dave, he came in limping this morning and was taking a nap on my desk. at

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  • With Martin limping, Shawn Marion hit a 3-pointer to make it 73-66 before Sacramento called a timeout.

    USATODAY.com - Basketball - Phoenix vs. Sacramento

  • She was still limping from a leg injury that she had suffered during one of the evacuations from her home on Rolling Bay Walk.

    The Liquid Earth

  • However, as to poor Lady Margaret, she may do as well as ever by and bye, for she has an excellent constitution, and I suppose she has been hardly any better than she is now these forty years, for I remember when I was quite a boy hearing her called a limping old puddle.”

    Cecilia

  • However, as to poor Lady Margaret, she may do as well as ever by and bye, for she has an excellent constitution, and I suppose she has been hardly any better than she is now these forty years, for I remember when I was quite a boy hearing her called a limping old puddle. "

    Cecilia; Or, Memoirs of an Heiress — Volume 2

  • Fresh from the command of his beautiful horse-battery and the dashing service with a cavalry division, Cram hated the idea of limping along, as he expressed it, behind a battalion of foot, and said so, and somebody told Brax he had said so, -- more than one somebody, probably, for Brax had many an adviser to help keep him in trouble.

    Waring's Peril

  • I'm conceited, too, for I hate the idea of limping, and being stiff and ungraceful.

    Tom and Some Other Girls A Public School Story

  • They also engage in protective reactions, such as limping and rubbing, after being hurt.

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  • A man went by, in some kind of limping crawling fashion, and he seemed like the obvious solution, so I asked him if he wanted some mice.

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  • And so you've to say that he is kind of limping across the finish line here.

    CNN Transcript Jun 1, 2008

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