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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person or animal that is partially disabled or unable to use a limb or limbs.
  • n. Slang Something that is easily accomplished, especially an undemanding academic course.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cripple.
  • n. A person with a disability (generally self-referential).


Short for cripple.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Shortening of cripple (Wiktionary)



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