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verb [intransitive] limp pronunciation in British English /lɪmp/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlelimping
past tenselimped
past participlelimped

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  1. 1
    to walk with difficulty because of an injured leg or foot
    Coyne limped off the pitch 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 towards the island.
    limp along: The council will have to limp along until fresh elections can be organized.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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