limper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n limper someone who has a limp and walks with a hobbling gait
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Limper lĭmp"ẽr One who limps.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n limper One who limps; a lame person.
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Usage

In literature:

And the weather became hotter and moister and the moral and physical fibre of the city-bound became limper.
"The Shield of Silence" by Harriet T. Comstock
You 're limper'n a second-hand porous-plaster.
"Overland Red" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
The lame gods, the enslaved gods, the toiling limpers moaning for the woman.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
Two men with a stretcher came from the dugout, and Martin laid the man's body, fast growing limper, less animated, down very carefully.
"One Man's Initiation--1917" by John Dos Passos
Even the limper, in spite of all my search, had got off and was not to be found.
"The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano" by Ludwig Tieck
His hat, his coat, and his trousers hung limper than ever.
"Treasure Valley" by Marian Keith
We had innumerable limpers and laggards on our marches in the environs of Paris.
"Dixmude" by Charles Le Goffic
He had come in loungingly, and he went out loungingly; but he was limper after the interview than before it.
"Mrs. Thompson" by William Babington Maxwell
The more you give way to the heat, Margaret, my dear, the limper you will become.
"True to a Type, Vol. I (of 2)" by Robert Cleland
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