Pronunciation: (limp),[key] —v.i. 1. to walk with a labored, jerky movement, as when lame.
2. to proceed in a lame, faltering, or labored manner: His writing limps from one cliché to another. The old car limped along. 3. to progress slowly and with great difficulty; make little or no advance: an economy that limps along at a level just above total bankruptcy.
—n. a lame movement or gait: The accident left him with a slight limp.
Pronunciation: (limp),[key] —adj.,-er,-est. 1. lacking stiffness or firmness, as of substance, fiber, structure, or bodily frame: a limp body. 2. lacking vitality; weary; tired; fatigued: Limp with exhaustion, she dropped into the nearest chair. 3. without firmness, force, energy, etc., as of character: limp, spiritless prose. 4. flexible; not stiff or rigid: a Bible in a limp leather binding.