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limp /limp/
  • danh từ
    • tật đi khập khiễng
    • nội động từ
      • đi khập khiễng
      • lê, bay rề rề, chạy ì ạch (máy bay, tàu thuỷ bị thương, bị hỏng)
      • tính từ
        • mềm, ủ rũ
        • ẻo lả, thiếu khí lực
      Concise Dictionary
      limps|limped|limpinglɪmp
      noun
      +the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
      verb
      +walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
      +proceed slowly or with difficulty
      adj.
      +lacking in strength or firmness or resilience
      +not firm

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      v.
      1 hobble, stagger, totter, dodder, falter:
      He limped slowly along the road.
      n.
      2 hobble, hobbling, stagger, staggering, totter, tottering, dodder, doddering, falter, faltering, claudication, Slang US gimp:
      He was easy to recognize at a distance because of his limp.
      adj.
      1 flaccid, flabby, lax, slack, soft, drooping, relaxed, unstarched, unstiffened, soft, flexible, pliable, floppy, loose:
      The banners hung limp in the still, sultry air.
      2 exhausted, tired, fatigued, worn out, spent, enervated, wasted, debilitated, weak, feeble, frail:
      He felt limp with exhaustion after the day's hiking.
      3 weak, feeble, ineffective, ineffectual, flimsy, half-hearted, lukewarm, spineless, thewless, namby-pamby, Colloq wishy-washy Slang gutless:
      Having to visit her grandmother seemed a pretty limp excuse to me.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      adjective, verb, noun
      + adjective
      1 lacking strength or energy: His hand went limp and the knife clattered to the ground. + She felt limp and exhausted.
      2 not stiff or firm: The hat had become limp and shapeless.
      limply adverb: Her hair hung limply over her forehead.
      + verb [V]
      1 to walk slowly or with difficulty because one leg is injured: She had twisted her ankle and was limping. + Matt limped painfully off the field.
      2 [+adv./prep.] to move slowly or with difficulty after being damaged: The plane limped back to the airport. + (figurative) The government was limping along in its usual way.
      + noun [usually sing.] a way of walking in which one leg is used less than normal because it is injured or stiff: to walk with a slight / pronounced limp
      Collocation Dictionary
      adj

      VERBS

      be, feel, hang, lie, look, seem
      His arm hung limp at his side. Her hair looked limp and lifeless.
      | become, go, grow
      Her body suddenly went limp.

      ADV.

      very | completely | rather


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