Meaning of gimp

gimp

Pronunciation: (gimp), [key]
— n.
  1. a flat trimming of silk, wool, or other cord, sometimes stiffened with wire, for garments, curtains, etc.
  2. a coarse thread, usually glazed, employed in lacemaking to outline designs.

gimp

Pronunciation: (gimp), [key]
— n. Chiefly Northeastern U.S.
  1. spirit, vigor, or ambition.

gimp

Pronunciation: (gimp), [key]
— Slang. Slang.
—n.
  1. a limp.
  2. a person who limps; lame person.
—v.i.
  1. to limp; walk in a halting manner: a sprain that made her gimp for weeks.

gimp

Pronunciation: (jimp), [key]
— adj. Scot. and North Eng.
  1. jimp.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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