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verb [intransitive]     limp pronunciation in American English
/lɪmp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theylimp
he/she/itlimps
present participlelimping
past tenselimped
past participlelimped
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  1. 1
    to walk with difficulty because of an injured leg or foot

    Ewing limped off the court with an ankle injury.

    He was limping slightly and he looked tired.

  2. 2
    to move or continue existing with difficulty

    The yacht is limping toward the island.

    limp along:

    The company will have to limp along until new capital can be raised.

 
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