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limped, past participle; limping, present participle; limped, past tense; limps, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Lacking internal strength or structure; not stiff or firm
    • - she let her whole body go limp
    • - the flags hung limp and still
  2. Having or denoting a book cover that is not stiffened with board

  3. Without energy or will
    • - he was feeling too limp to argue
    • - a limp handshake
  1. Walk with difficulty, typically because of a damaged or stiff leg or foot
    • - he limped off during Saturday's game
  2. (of a damaged ship, aircraft, or vehicle) Proceed with difficulty
    • - the badly damaged aircraft limped back to Sicily
  1. A tendency to limp; a gait impeded by injury or stiffness
    • - he walked with a limp

  1. hitch: the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
  2. not firm; "wilted lettuce"
  3. walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
  4. lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "gave a limp handshake"; "a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know" G.K.Chesterton; "a slack grip"
  5. proceed slowly or with difficulty; "the boat limped into the harbor"
  6. (limping) lameness: disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
  7. A limp is a type of asymmetric abnormality of the gait. Limping may be caused by pain, weakness, neuromuscular imbalance, or a skeletal deformity. ...
  8. The Long Island Motor Parkway (LIMP), also known as the Vanderbilt Parkway and Motor Parkway, was the first roadway designed for automobile use only. It was privately built by William Kissam Vanderbilt with overpasses and bridges to remove intersections. ...
  9. Limp were an American pop punk band formed in 1994, with strong influences in both rock and ska, hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area. ...
  10. An irregular, jerky or awkward gait; A scraper for removing poor ore or refuse from the sieve; A code-word among Jacobites, standing for Louis XIV, James II, Queen Mary of Modena and the Prince of Wales. ...
  11. Limping is merely the pre-flop act of calling the big blind amount, or completing the small blind.  It is not the same as calling a post-flop bet or a raise.  It is short for 'limping into the pot'.  It is the cheap means to stay in the hand and see a flop.
  12. (limping) Walking unsteadily, as when one leg is injured or weak. The expression is commonly used figuratively, as at 1 Kings 18:21, where Elijah criticizes the people for ``limping upon two different opinions''. ...
  13. Adding to the pot by entering, not raising.
  14. To call. Generally the term refers to pre-flop action. For instance: "He limped in early position with 77."
  15. To dream that you limp in your walk, denotes that a small worry will unexpectedly confront you, detracting much from your enjoyment. To see others limping, signifies that you will be naturally offended at the conduct of a friend. Small failures attend this dream. See Cripple and Lamed.
  16. An adjective describing a flexible binding in suede or imitation leather such as that used on the early titles of the Modern Library.
  17. To just call the big blind instead of raising it is known as a limp. "There were three limpers to me on the button, and I decided to raise with my pair of jacks."
  18. Low energy but extremely forgiving. OK for low level casual skiers content to slide around the groomed and not interested in technical improvement. Very low speed limit, very low energy requirements.
  19. Usually applied to velum covers not backed by board
  20. When a player calls preflop with no previous raises made, also called flatcalling preflop.
  21. v.  Entering a pot passively by calling, not raising, especially with a speculative hand.  The whole field limped in, so Patty tried to buy the pot.
  22. A minimum bet or call during any betting round.
  23. A name given to a bet that is placed that only equals the value of the big blind. This is a tactic that is used to try to see another card at the cheapest possible price.
  24. Lack of enthusiasm or energy; a reluctance to move forward / Feeling insecure; anxiety regarding sexual performance
  25. This is when a player calls the big blind to see a hand. This is seen as a weak play because players with strong hands should be making a raise.