General English

  • adjective soft, not strong
  • noun a way that someone walks, when one leg hurts or is shorter than the other
  • verb to walk in a way which is affected by having an injured leg or foot

Information & Library Science

  • adjective relating to a book cover that is not stiffened by boards but is made of more durable material than a paperback


  • noun a way of walking awkwardly because of pain, stiffness or malformation of a leg or foot


  • noun a way of walking or running that involves a degree of motion impairment, usually as a result of injury
  • verb to walk with an uneven step because of an injury or disability