Definition of limply in US English:



  • See limp

    • ‘Above the store's signboard, drying shirts hang limply from the window grill.’
    • ‘She also heard his deeply agonized, breathless cry as he collapsed limply to the floor.’
    • ‘One looked about four and was lying limply in his mothers' arms, all feverish and cranky.’
    • ‘The way she hung limply in her fathers arms made him believe she was already dead.’
    • ‘There are few visual images more saddening than a flag, limply draped at half-mast.’