Associations to the word «Crippled»


CRIPPLE, adjective. Crippled.
CRIPPLE, noun. (often offensive) a person who has severely impaired physical abilities because of deformation, injury, or amputation of parts of the body.
CRIPPLE, noun. A shortened wooden stud or brace used to construct the portion of a wall above a door or above and below a window.
CRIPPLE, noun. (dialect) (Southern US except Louisiana) scrapple.
CRIPPLE, noun. (among lumbermen) A rocky shallow in a stream.
CRIPPLE, verb. To make someone a cripple; to cause someone to get a physical disability
CRIPPLE, verb. (figuratively) to damage seriously; to destroy
CRIPPLE, verb. To release a product (especially a computer program) with reduced functionality, in some cases, making the item essentially worthless.

Dictionary definition

CRIPPLE, noun. Someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back.
CRIPPLE, verb. Deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless; "This measure crippled our efforts"; "Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work".
CRIPPLE, verb. Deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg; "The accident has crippled her for life".

Wise words

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