imp imp  /ˈɪmp/


  1. (n) (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
  2. (n) one who is playfully mischievous



  1. Sixty years ago a regime was imp osed by the excuse of the Holocaust.
  2. In stories, it means simply an imp or goblin, or a poltergeist-like force that disturbs the spirit of a house.
  3. The motor's fan becomes a propeller as the imp flies the engine down into chassis.


  1. Mud-rific fun

    “It's mud camp! You're bound to get some on your pants.” And with that warning, the muddy, dirty fun began at the Pioneer Ridge Nature Center's toddler mud camp Tuesday morning. Naturalist Annette Wittrock shared her knowledge on the imp
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Ottumwa Courier

  2. Mooresville’s Big Moment

    No matter your political bent, when the leader of the free world drops into your town – even a town nestled within a Republican bastion like Iredell -- you have to be impressed.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Mooresville Tribune

  3. Pres. Obama: 'I don't want success to be limited to only one school'

    As usual, President Barack Obama jogged onto the stage, but this time he did it at Mooresville Middle School. “It’s always a great day to be a red imp,” Obama said. The red imp is the school’s mascot and hearing those words from the president gave Nancy Cross goosebumps. “It’s awesome. (I) never thought anything like this would happen,” she said. But more people may soon know the name ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

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  1. "We have already made history, but we are not settling for that, we need to reach the finals and win. We have a fantastic generation to achieve this and we will play to our strengths and give everything. The imp-ortant thing is to score and we...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Xavi Hernandez Source: Hindustan Times

  2. "This is equivalent to 6% of a typical household's BBC viewing in a week," Mr Highfield said. "Consumption was consistent over the period of the trial, and the iMP appealed equally to men and women."
    on Apr 6, 2006 By: Ashley Highfield Source:

  3. "This expansion is a terrific 'win' for IMP Aerospace components here in Amherst," MacDonald said. "You have successfully forged a contract partnership with the world's leading manufacturer of private and business aircraft."
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Rodney MacDonald Source: The Amherst Daily

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