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limp-wristed

1. Weak; lacking force or conviction. Potentially offensive due to Definition 2. Many have criticized the president's limp-wristed response to the attack, calling for him to authorize a full-fledged military strike.
2. offensive Weak and effeminate; lacking qualities typically associated with masculinity. Used in a derogatory way to imply that a man is homosexual. He was at first dismissed out of hand by many as just a limp-wristed fop, but he proved himself to be one of the toughest litigators in the country.

limp rag

1. A very weak willed, helpless, or cowardly person; one who lacks any real resolve, inner-strength, or motivation. My father was a sweet man, but he was a limp rag in all other aspects of life, bending to the will of everyone around him. I tried to raise you to be strong and independent, not some limp rag who just coasts through life without ambition. The new supervisor has been as effective at controlling his team as a limp rag.
2. One who is completely worn out or without energy. Between my hectic job and trying to mind the kids, I always feel like a limp dish rag by the time I get to bed at night. My dad used to work crazy long hours when we were kids, and he would just sit on the sofa like a limp rag on the weekends.
See also: limp, rag

limp dishrag

1. A very weak willed, helpless, or cowardly person; one who lacks any real resolve, inner-strength, or motivation. My father was a sweet man, but he was a limp dishrag in all other aspects of life, bending to the will of everyone around him. I tried to raise you to be strong and independent, not some limp dishrag who just coasts through life without ambition. The new supervisor has been as effective at controlling his team as a limp dishrag.
2. One who is completely worn out or without energy. Between my hectic job and trying to mind the kids, I always feel like a limp dish rag by the time I get to bed at night. My dad used to work crazy long hours when we were kids, and he would just sit on the sofa like a limp dishrag on the weekends.
See also: dishrag, limp

limpdick

1. noun, vulgar slang A weak, cowardly, or ineffectual man. Don't be such a limpdick, Tom—just sign the contract already! I had a great opportunity to make our firm a lot of money, but our boss was too much of a limpdick to do what it took to make it happen.
2. adjective, vulgar slang Completely lacking in strength, resolve, and integrity. He talked a big talk during the election, but after taking office he's proved to be just another limpdick politician. My limpdick manager wouldn't deal with the abusive behavior from some of the staff.

(limp) dishrag

n. a totally helpless person; a cowardly and spineless person. He’s sweet, but he’s a dishrag.
See also: dishrag, limp

limpdick

n. a weak or ineffective male. Stand up for yourself. Don’t be such a limpdick.
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And, of course, there was the $60 microwave, which Limp contended was a strong test because of how much microwaves interfere with wireless connectivity used by devices to communicate.
Jordan presented with a limp and history of a low-grade fever, and point tenderness only over the knee.
Many textbook authors have described some causes of limp as "painless." However, truly painless limp is rare, seldom acute, and usually the result of mechanical or neuromuscular disorders.
Some tests are more useful than others in the child with a limp. For example, plain radiographs of the affected limb--including one joint above and below--can be useful.
Limp attributed Sony's decision to the changing dynamics of the smart device industry, away from "traditional" PDAs of the type Sony sells, towards smart phones.
This is probably the most common cause of limp in children aged 3-5 years.
CLAIRE: I feel awful about your ear and the limp and the lisp and-
The collection ends on the verse "La prise de la certitude," but what the reader comes away with is only an elusive hold on a world that limps toward its "Chute" (the title of her last poem) as toward an originary "Ur," stripped, like Hamlet, of a stable formal or figurative identity too long taken for granted.
Sometimes I think that I am using that as a crutch as our chapter limps along.
Add the cabbage and cook, stirring frequently, until cabbage is limp and turns a brighter green, about 5 minutes.
Limp said Amazon would be willing to work alongside partners like Apple or Google to ensure their competing virtual assistants would be compatible.
FRED Durst's personality can make Limp Bizkit a hard sell but when it comes to a live show, the Florida outfit are a surprisingly effective live act.
An excellent night for the stopper was spoiled only when he landed awkwardly after 77 minutes and had to limp off.
Rolling Stone readers voted the teenager's live rendition of the grunge anthem the worst of the worst - ahead of Madonna's take on 'American Pie' and Limp Bizkit's cover of 'The Who's Behind Blue Eyes'.