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gimp 2

verb; zero derivation
To best an opponent cheaply or easily, as by taking advantage of a weakness.
 
Used most commonly when playing video games, often with the implication that the subject is winning by frowned-upon methods.
Etymology : Derived from the noun 'gimp', meaning a person with a handicap or disability, due to the apparent helplessness or lack of capability shown by the opponent, suggesting that the subject is maiming the opponent.
Source : 'You shouldn't have stayed near the ledge, my friend; now it's gimping time.' - Friend, while playing Super Smash Brothers Brawl, Summer 2008
Last modified: 1 December 2008


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