Definitions

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  • adjective in combination Having some specific type of wrist

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It's not that offensive to make fun of someone for being left-handed, but to suggest they're limp-wristed is a no-no.

    Sexism and Hillary's tear

  • It's not that offensive to make fun of someone for being left-handed, but to suggest they're limp-wristed is a no-no.

    Sexism and Hillary's tear

  • On the ensuing power play, Henrik Sedin wristed a pass from along the right boards that his brother Daniel redirected into the right side of the net as Roloson was headed the other way, giving Vancouver a 3-2 advantage.

    USATODAY.com

  • Defenseman Niclas Wallin wristed a shot from the right point through traffic and off the right post.

    NHL - National Hockey League - Detroit vs. Carolina

  • As Vanbiesbrouck came out to cut down the angle, Poulin wristed the puck just inside the right post.

    National Hockey League - Canadiens vs. Islanders

  • a cross-ice pass to the left faceoff circle and Sundin wristed

    NHL - National Hockey League - Toronto vs. Carolina

  • For example, there's a full bottle of Magie Noire, because the sample I "wristed" my spouse with had such a positive visceral effect that he went out to purchase some THAT DAY.

    When are you no longer a newbie? (...an exploration)

  • For example, there's a full bottle of Magie Noire, because the sample I "wristed" my spouse with had such a positive visceral effect that he went out to purchase some THAT DAY.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • In comparison, the instruments with standard laparoscopy are rigid and do not involve "wristed" instruments.

    Penn State Live

  • Robotic instruments are "wristed", offering seven degrees of movement (the human wrist has six; when the hand is out flat the thumb and little finger cannot be bent to touch the forearm).

    Top stories from Times Online

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