Hay 2 definiciones de gimp en inglés:

gimp1

Saltos de línea: gimp
Pronunciación: /gɪmp
 
/
(also guimp or gymp)

sustantivo

1 [mass noun] Twisted silk, worsted, or cotton with cord or wire running through it, used chiefly as upholstery trimming.
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  • To stabilize a buttonhole, cord it with buttonhole twist, gimp or elastic thread.
  • They reproduced on a handloom the intricate silk gimps, braids, and tassels needed for the Swan suite.
1.1(In lacemaking) coarser thread which forms the outline of the design in some techniques.
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  • Use gimp - zigzag stitched in place - to frame it.
2Fishing line made of silk bound with wire.

Origen

mid 17th century: from Dutch, of unknown ultimate origin.

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Palabra del día envenom
Pronunciación: ɪnˈvɛnəm
verb
put poison on or into; make poisonous

Hay 2 definiciones de gimp en inglés:

gimp2

Saltos de línea: gimp
Pronunciación: /gɪmp
 
/
North American informal , derogatory

sustantivo

1A physically disabled or lame person.
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  • He just found the smallest skateboard he could and stuck it down the back of his right pant leg and proceeded to hobble out of the store as if he were a child gimp.
  • I was having twinges of it before, but yesterday during my overnight shift it was a lot worse - I was hobbling around like a gimp for most of the night.
  • The bill isn't about avoiding obviously and egregiously offensive terminology like gimp and crip.
1.1A limp.
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  • He walked with a strange gimp and carried a cane with him for stability.
  • I was with the army a few years back, but had to leave due to a gimp in my leg.
  • Well, Kelly the Pooch was back on all fours despite a gimp in one of his hind legs.
2A feeble or contemptible person.
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  • ‘You need to be firmer with them,’ she said, ‘you silly spineless gimp.’
  • I just don't know who to feel sorrier for - the author, or the poor gimps who think it's worth responding to.
  • I hate that smirking, gormless gimp and his inane, clueless questioning.

verbo

[no object, with adverbial of direction] Volver al principio  
Limp; hobble: I gimped over to the door
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  • I had suffered a high ankle sprain near the end of the regular season, and I was really gimping around in the championship game.
  • I frowned as he gimped onto the bus; that leg was a mystery.
  • Sam gimped over to the table, shutting the top of his monitor with a click before picking it back up and hobbling back to settle next to Jackson.

Origen

1920s: of unknown origin.

Derivativos

gimpy

adjetivo
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  • Indeed, one character disintegrates so precipitously that what began as a ambling character sketch ends as a farce with a gimpy leg.
  • He is struggling with a gimpy knee that probably will need offseason surgery, and he has almost as many drops as catches.
  • He's all tall and gimpy and has a fast-receding hairline.

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Palabra del día envenom
Pronunciación: ɪnˈvɛnəm
verb
put poison on or into; make poisonous