Definition of "amputee" [amputee]

  • (noun) A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.
  • (noun) a person who has had a limb amputated

Use "amputee" in a sentence

  • "I learn the word amputee and hobble around, pretending I am wounded in the jungles of Vietnam."
  • "Comparing Olympic hopeful sprinter Oscar Pistorius, a double-leg amputee, to ultrarunner Amy Palmiero-Winters, a single-leg amputee, is impossible, says the co-author of a study that found Pistorius 'light and springy prosthetics enhanced sprint speeds by 15%-30%."
  • "That said, attacking a special olympian, a wheel chair bound amputee is probably counterproductive."

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