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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

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

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-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) 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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The living Christus Triumphans, his eyes open, expression impassive, and head upright, is replaced by the dead or dying Christus Patiens, eyes closed, expression anguished, and head resting limply on his shoulder in works by Giunta Pisano, Coppo di Marcovaldo and others.
my likeness bound in fetters, wings hanging limply,
A couple of kids are lying limply on mats on the floor.
Responding to a Gannett attorney's statement that the company's response to Vega's "alleged conduct was swift, decisive and not in the least tolerant," Carey said the fact that Vega "remains trusted with managing one of Gannett's largest investments, the (DNA)" shows that "the sanctions Gannett has imposed fall limply at the base of the alleged monumental conspiracy."
Several adult monkeys put up fierce resistance and are flailed against tree branches or the ground until they hang limply from an attacker's powerful arms.
(NINE) this presumption of light skin "good" hair also accounted for the time a new beautician rinsed the soap out of my locks to discover a thickly tangled brown mass instead of the limply obedient curls she'd expected.
Would you like to see discoloured banners hanging limply every time you look out the window if you lived opposite?
Everton limply fell to defeat that afternoon but the buzz about Barkley began.
Newcastle limply surrendered 2-0 against West Ham United at Upton Park on Monday night, and McClaren admitted he was "disappointed" by the way his team's spirit dropped following the second goal.
WALKING past Belfast City Hall, with the Union flag fluttering limply in the breeze, tourists gazed up and asked: "Is that what all the fuss has been about?" After 37 days, more than 100 arrests and 60 injured police officers, it was once again flying from the building yesterday.
McLeish was asked by the FA to explain his comments about Aktinson before the Arsenal match, which he offi-ciated limply. McLeish was subsequently warned.
Naive defending proved costly for Neil Lennon's side as they limply surrendered a 2-0 firstleg lead to lose 4-0 in Utrecht on Thursday and the result has caused a lot of soul-searching among their supporters.
Its own official advice was that WPD did not need to drain the reservoir, so why have they limply caved in?
"I'm still limply flat out and wheezing like an elderly harmonium." Care and health workers are to be praised for all the great work they do, particularly if not feeling well themselves.
This is back but minus the Jason Donovan/Martine McCutcheon vehicle, Echo Beach, which it was so limply twinned with last time round.