gimp1 / gimp/ • n. 1. twisted silk, worsted, or cotton with cord or wire running through it, used chiefly as upholstery trimming. ∎ (in lacemaking) coarser thread that forms the outline of the design in some techniques. 2. fishing line made of silk bound with wire. gimp2 inf., often offens. • n. a physically handicapped or lame person. ∎ a limp. ∎ a feeble or contemptible person. • v. [intr.] limp; hobble: she gimped around thereafter on an artificial leg. DERIVATIVES: gimp·y adj.
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