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gimpy

1925 as a noun, "lame person;" 1931 as an adjective, "lame, crippled," hobo slang, from gimp (n.1) + -y (3) and (2).

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Definitions of gimpy

gimpy (adj.)
disabled in the feet or legs;
Synonyms: crippled / halt / halting / lame / game
From wordnet.princeton.edu