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Definition of "crippled" []

  • Having a less than fully functional limb, or injuries which prevent full mobility. (adjective)
  • Having any difficulty or impediment which can be likened to a crippling injury. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of cripple. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "crippled" in a sentence
  • ""It came up in what we call the crippled mode and we're still assessing what was responsible for that," said Squyres, in an interview yesterday."
  • "Hmm, the reason lambdas are crippled is because it's awkward (to say the least) to have an indentation-based function body inside an expression."
  • "The benefit of the full browser, not to mention the multi-touch environment, on the iPhone is completely lost if web sites start presenting themselves in [crippled] pseudo-mobile WAP-like format."