n. A rock climbing term for a small handhold. Since crimp holds protrude from the rock by an inch or less, it is usually only possible to grip them with the first pad on each finger. Crimps are also referred to as "crimpers."
v. To use or hold a crimp hold while rock climbing.
Other forms - crimpy (adj.), crimptastic (adj.), crimpalicious (adj.)
Climber: Ugh, it's that stupid crimp that's keeping me from sending the route.
Dave: How the hell do I climb this route?
John: Just crimp your way up, man! Easy as pie!
Dave: (rolls eyes)
Emily: What's this route like?
Ryan: Crimpy all the way up. How's your finger strength?