adverb see limp III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • limply — adverb In a limp manner, without support or resistance. The flag hung limply in the still air …   Wiktionary

  • limply — adv. Limply is used with these verbs: ↑drop, ↑fall, ↑hang, ↑lie, ↑sag …   Collocations dictionary

  • limply — Ⅰ. limp [1] ► VERB 1) walk with difficulty because of an injured leg or foot. 2) (of a damaged ship or aircraft) proceed with difficulty. ► NOUN ▪ a limping gait. ORIGIN related to obsolete limphalt «lame». Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

  • limply — adverb without rigidity the body was hanging limply from the tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • limply — See limp. * * * …   Universalium

  • limply — adv. droopingly; weakly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • limply — limp·ly …   English syllables

  • limply — See: limp …   English dictionary

  • lop — lop1 /lop/, v., lopped, lopping, n. v.t. 1. to cut off (branches, twigs, etc.) from a tree or other plant. 2. to cut off (a limb, part, or the like) from a person, animal, etc. 3. to cut off the branches, twigs, etc., of (a tree or other plant).… …   Universalium

  • drop — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 reduction ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, huge, large, massive ▪ marked, noticeable, significant, substantial …   Collocations dictionary

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