HyperDic: cripple

English > 3 senses of the word cripple:
VERBchangecripple, stultifydeprive of strength or efficiency
bodycripple, lamedeprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg
NOUNperson cripplesomeone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
cripple > pronunciation
Soundskrih'pahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > cripple: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back.
Narrowerhumpback, hunchback, crookbackA person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishbaldado, coja, cojo, disminuido, impedido, lisiado, mutilado, tullido, tunco
Catalanesguerrat, mutilat
Verbscrippledeprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg
English > cripple: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningdeprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"This measure crippled our efforts"
Synonymstultify
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of
Spanishincapacitar, inutilizar, invalidar, lisiar, mutilar, tullir
Catalanesgarriar, esguerrar, incapacitar
English > cripple: 3 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningdeprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"The accident has crippled her for life"
Synonymlame
Narrowerhamstringcripple by cutting the hamstring
Broadermaiminjure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation
Spanishincapacitar, tullir
Catalanafollar, incapacitar
Nounscripplesomeone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back

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