limbed limbed  /ˈlɪmd/


  • (adj) having or as if having limbs, especially limbs of a specified kind (usually used in combination)


  1. GymnasticsUnited StatesAge: 18 Willowy and long-limbed, Liukin dances across the beam and around the uneven bars.
  2. Squirts probably don't need any more reasons to envy their longer-limbed neighbors.
  3. Finally the whole stageful of illustrious benefactors was upstaged by the long-limbed benefactees.



  1. Dampier described the Chamorros as "strong-bodied, large-limbed, and well-shaped. They are copper-coloured, like other Indians; their hair is black and long, their eyes meanly proportioned; they have pretty high noses; their lips are pretty full,...
    on May 17, 2008 By: William Dampier Source: Pacific Daily News

  2. "You have to go back and understand that historically they like the long-limbed, 3-4 outside linebackers. Mike Vrabel, those type of guys," Mayock said. "People want to get carried away with Brandon Graham, and I love Brandon Graham, but he's...
    on Mar 1, 2010 By: Mike Mayock Source: Boston Globe

  3. "I used to go to all-night screenings of his movies," Day-Lewis recalled. "I'd stagger out at 5 in the morning, trying to be loose-limbed and mean and taciturn."
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Daniel Day-Lewis Source: New York Times

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