cripple : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
- v deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
This measure crippled our efforts
- v deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg
The accident has crippled her for life
- It is also threatening to cripple societies barely on the mend from the 1997 economic meltdown.
- With health-care costs rising faster than even gas prices, obesity is a health crisis that could cripple our country for generations to come unless significant changes are made.
- Blackwater and other contractors say that if the Florida damages case is allowed to proceed, it will expose them to potentially large liabilities that could cripple their .