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limp-wristed

[limp-ris-tid] /ˈlɪmpˌrɪs tɪd/
adjective
1.
Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. effeminate.
2.
soft; flabby; ineffectual.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; limp2 + wrist + -ed3
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British Dictionary definitions for limp-wristed

limp-wristed

adjective
1.
ineffectual; effete
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Contemporary definitions for limp-wristed
adjective

effeminate, esp. of a man

adjective

homosexual

adjective

weak

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Slang definitions & phrases for limp-wristed

limp-wristed

adjective

Effeminate; slack and sinuous; homosexual: His art always has this subtle, limp-wristed style to it/ the most limp-wristed ''stud'' in the Philadelphia metropolitan area (1950s+)


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