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Definition of "crip" [crip]

  • Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person or animal that is partially disabled or unable to use a limb or limbs. (noun)
  • Slang Something that is easily accomplished, especially an undemanding academic course. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "crip" in a sentence
  • "So not every person with a disability is going to be comfortable with the word crip."
  • "The word "crip" is part of disability culture, disabled artists, activists, and writers are turning it inside out and putting "crip" back out there as an empowering word."
  • "You've both use the word "crip" and I've heard you use it as a noun but also a verb."