limbed
adjective Date: 14th century having limbs especially of a specified kind or number — usually used in combination <
strong-limbed
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  • Limbed — (l[i^]md), a. Having limbs; much used in composition; as, large limbed; short limbed. [1913 Webster] Innumerous living creatures, perfect forms, Limbed and full grown. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -limbed — UK [lɪmd] US suffix used with some adjectives to make adjectives describing someone’s arms or legs a loose limbed dancer Thesaurus: describing and relating to limbs and appendageshyponym * * * limbed, combining form. having limbs: »St …   Useful english dictionary

  • limbed — [limd] adj. having (a specified number or kind of) limbs [straight limbed, four limbed] …   English World dictionary

  • limbed — [ lımd ] suffix used with some adjectives to make adjectives describing someone s arms or legs: a loose limbed dancer …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • limbed — adjective having or as if having limbs, especially limbs of a specified kind (usually used in combination) strong limbed • Ant: ↑limbless • Similar to: ↑boughed, ↑flipper like, ↑heavy limbed, ↑sharp limbed …   Useful english dictionary

  • -limbed — [[t] lɪ̱md[/t]] COMB in ADJ GRADED limbed combines with adjectives to form other adjectives which indicate that a person or animal has limbs of a particular type or appearance. He was long limbed and dark eyed …   English dictionary

  • limbed — /limd/, adj. having a specified number or kind of limbs (often used in combination): a long limbed dancer. [1275 1325; ME; see LIMB1, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • -limbed — UK [lɪmd] / US suffix used with some adjectives to make adjectives describing someone s arms or legs a loose limbed dancer …   English dictionary

  • limbed — [[t]lɪmd[/t]] adj. cvb having a specified number or kind of limbs (often used in combination): a long limbed dancer[/ex] • Etymology: 1275–1325 …   From formal English to slang

  • limbed — limb ► NOUN 1) an arm, leg, or wing. 2) a large branch of a tree. 3) a projecting part of a structure, object, or natural feature. ● life and limb Cf. ↑life and limb ● out on a limb Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

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