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Meaning of "limply" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LIMPLY

limply  [ˈlɪmplɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIMPLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Limply is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES LIMPLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of limply in the English dictionary

The definition of limply in the dictionary is in a manner which is not firm or erect. Other definition of limply is in a manner which is not dynamic, energetic, or convincing.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LIMPLY


amply
ˈæmplɪ
camply
ˈkæmplɪ
crumply
ˈkrʌmplɪ
damply
ˈdæmplɪ
dimply
ˈdɪmplɪ
jimply
ˈdʒɪmplɪ
oversimply
ˌəʊvəˈsɪmplɪ
pimply
ˈpɪmplɪ
plumply
ˈplʌmplɪ
rumply
ˈrʌmplɪ
scrimply
ˈskrɪmplɪ
simply
ˈsɪmplɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIMPLY

limousine liberal
limp
limp-wristed
limpa
limper
limpet
limpid
limpidity
limpidly
limpidness
limping
limpingly
limpkin
limpness
Limpopo
limpsy
limuli
limuloid
limulus
limy

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIMPLY

apply
blood supply
cheaply
comply
deeply
imply
in short supply
labour supply
mains supply
multiply
ply
power supply
purply
reapply
reply
sharply
steeply
supply
triply
water supply

Synonyms and antonyms of limply in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «limply» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIMPLY

Find out the translation of limply to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of limply from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «limply» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

软绵绵地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sin fuerzas
570 millions of speakers

English

limply
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

limply
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بشكل هزيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

безвольно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

limply
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

limply
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mollement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Limply
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schlaff
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

だらりとして
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

limply
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Limply
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

yếu ớt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

limply
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मर्यादितपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gevşekçe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mollemente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bezwładnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

безвольно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fără vlagă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χαλαρά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

slap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

limply
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

limply
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of limply

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIMPLY»

The term «limply» is regularly used and occupies the 58.737 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LIMPLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about limply

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIMPLY»

Discover the use of limply in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to limply and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Weight for It: A Life of Lifting
This time Mr Limply was much quicker off the mark. He told me that when the C.O.W. asked for the value of my temporary bench mark, I was to give him the wrong one in order that we could claim extra for the reduced level dig. I agreed, but of ...
Eddie Bennett, 2011
2
The philosophical and mathematical commentaries of Proclus ...
Let us now contemplate problems universally, some of which are produced limply , but others manifoldly, and others according to infinite modes. But (as Amphinomus observes) those which are limply conslrucfted are ordinatez but those which ...
Proclus, 1792
3
There Are Only So Many Tomorrows
Not once did Tsedi shift his position during her diatribe. Finally, after a considerable number ofminutes had ticked by since she stormed out, he feebly turned himself over, slumping back weakly against the wall, arms hanging limply to his sides ...
Jay Gubula
4
An Indescribable Unknown
Caden limply lifts up his head. “Why did you do that?” his master asks. The fear for what he has done overpower Caden's voice and he only gets words out; words that doesn't make sense yet it describes his every feeling. “I thought . . . you're ...
WK & JC, 2013
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The Man with the Golden Arm: 50th Anniversary Critical Edition
Dark-haired Molly's little nest lay in the darkness of the first floor front, its only window opening out onto the unpaved tunnel below the cross-steeled El. Yet she kept the window's single curtain fresh, to hang as white and limply as a curtain ...
Nelson Algren, William J. Savage, Jr., Daniel Simon, 2011
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Trends in Mathematical Psychology
A A Now: (a,b)RA(c,d) (c,d)RA(e,f) By TC: dw 2° CX 2a fy 26 Then: av 20 bw CV EX implies av an bw and dw 2, cv for some v,w G X and implies cx z, dy and fy 20 ex for some x,y 6 X, dy limply fw 20 ev and fw ;, ev. Hence (a,b)RA(e,f). Definition  ...
E. Degreef, J. Van Buggenhaut, 2000
7
Bringing the Body to the Stage and Screen: Expressive ...
13. 14. Make circles gently from neck up, right to left and left to right, dropping head limply forward and backward. Stretch arms out to the sides, drop forearms limply from elbows down, and bring back up and circulate arms outward and inward; ...
Annette Lust, 2012
8
Muck
Now grip the Safety's handle, pinched between fingers limply, not as tight as I do. Again his hand guides mine. He repeats the word “limply”. Most things you never grip in a way you'd call limply—a handshake for instance—but this is one time ...
Craig Sherborne, 2011
9
Complete In the Service of Dragons: The Complete Series:
Lord Konstantin hung there limply likeone dead. Serant removed the gagfrom the man's mouth. Theprisoner didnot respond. He still hung there limply in the chains .Lord Serant then removed the blindfold; still,therewas no response. Hethen ...
Robert Stanek, 2014
10
Fugitive Dreams: An Anthology of Dutch Colonial Literature
Not a leaf stirred and the aerial roots hung down limply and languidly, immobile. And I left Payacombo full of respect for those magnificent waringin trees. They seemed to me to be symbols of the tropics' luxuriant nature. Such power! Such an  ...
E. M. Beekman, 1988

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIMPLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term limply is used in the context of the following news items.
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"Still Broken" · BoJack Horseman · TV Review · The A.V. Club
It's disappointing, then, when the search ends up limply hopping between just a few locations. Despite the fact that Will Arnett, Schaal, and Brie ... «A.V. Club Milwaukee, Jul 15»
2
Surfers paddle back in history at O'lo Hui Nala - Santa Cruz Sentinel
A vast majority of the rides ended with the back half of the board sliding out or slipping limply out the back of the wave. “It is so hard. I have so ... «Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jul 15»
3
Birdie blitz gives Spieth joint lead - Golf - IOL
With flags hanging limply and the greens and fairways soft and lush - quite a contrast to Saturday's gales that forced the third round to be ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
4
Leishman threatens record score as Open hots up
With flags hanging limply and the greens and fairways soft and lush — quite a contrast to Saturday's gales that forced the third round to be moved to Sunday and ... «NEWS.GNOM.ES, Jul 15»
5
The great summertime hair debate - Burlington County Times: Sally …
By June, I'm still debating. By then, the ability to take the hair that hangs limply on my neck and grab it up in an elastic band argues for the cut. «Burlington County Times, Jul 15»
6
'Ant-Man' Movie Reviews and Ratings: 2015 Film Stars Paul Rudd …
“Ant-Man isn't much more than pleasant (Peyton Reed directs limply), but anything Marvel that doesn't feel Marvel-ish makes me smile,” wrote ... «Christianity Daily, Jul 15»
7
Sounders stick together despite recent skid
... hinted that significant changes could be made to the squad that played so limply against the Fire, but he doesn't have many alternatives. «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
8
The Double Helix Was Just the Beginning
... sciences of cybernetics and information theory helped the effort to decipher the genetic code, only to conclude, rather limply, that they did not. «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
9
Michael Clarke not managing his decline as Australia cruise at Lord's
... in the series and has been dismissed each time in a most un-pup-like fashion: feet lagging, weight askew, ball offered up limply to the field. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
10
UCD ready to step up a grade for Slovan Bratislava test in Europa …
... while two of the other three teams in the Irish Premier Division bowed out limply. “It was like we had won the competition,” the UCD manager, ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Limply [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/limply>. Nov 2019 ».
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