limp - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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present tense
present participlelimping
past tenselimped
past participlelimped
  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.