Meaning of CRIPPLE in English


I. noun see: creep Date: before 12th century 1. a lame or partly disabled person or animal, one that is disabled or deficient in a specified manner , something flawed or imperfect, II. adjective Date: 13th century being lame, flawed, or imperfect, III. transitive verb (~d; crippling) Date: 14th century to deprive of the use of a limb and especially a leg , to deprive of capability for service or of strength, efficiency, or wholeness , see: maim ~r noun cripplingly adverb

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