Variant of cripple
- a person or animal that is lame or otherwise disabled in a way that prevents normal motion of the limbs or body: somewhat offensive when used to refer to a person
- ☆ Dialectal thicketed, swampy or low, wet land
Origin: Middle English cripel ; from Old English crypel (akin to German krüppel) ; from base of creopan: see creep
- crippler noun
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