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verb [transitive] cripple pronunciation in British English /ˈkrɪp(ə)l/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participlecrippling
past tensecrippled
past participlecrippled

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  1. 2
    to make someone physically disabled, especially unable to walk
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    1. a.
      informal to make a part of someone's body very painful, especially when they walk

      These shoes are crippling me.

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