Meaning of gimp
- a flat trimming of silk, wool, or other cord, sometimes stiffened with wire, for garments, curtains, etc.
- a coarse thread, usually glazed, employed in lacemaking to outline designs.
— n. Chiefly Northeastern U.S.
- spirit, vigor, or ambition.
— Slang. Slang.
- a limp.
- a person who limps; lame person.
- to limp; walk in a halting manner: a sprain that made her gimp for weeks.
Pronunciation: (jimp), [key]
— adj. Scot. and North Eng.
- gimp (Thesaurus)