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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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