When a large system is brought down by a single lame part, that is constantly the source of repeated failure, the system is said to have been gimped. People always want to replace the gimp, but it cannot be replaced. Gimping can also be applied to team sports.
The whole server system was running fine until it was gimped by the xyz. AGAIN!
by Phil Motors September 29, 2007

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The practice of making software run poorly on a compatitor's hardware.
nVidia's involvement in the development of Batman Arkham Asylum has gimped antialiasing performance on ATi hardware and PhysX performance on multicore CPUs. They should rebrand their developer relations program as nVidia: The Wat it's Meant to be Gimped.
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"messed up", "broken",
"that is gimped of you to cheat in pool"
by seth November 17, 2003

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A picture that was modified by GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program). The word also describes the act of being fooled by a modified picture.
That's a GIMPed photo. You just got GIMPed by that fake picture.
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Injury resulting in loss of movement.

esp. prevalent in online computer games such as GhR.
I just got shot in the leg. Shit, I'm gimped. Somebody kill me.
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A purgatorial state in which you have ingested an obscene amount of alcohol while blazed. You are not high, but not drunk. You continue to remain in this limbo state where your body is in a border-line coma, but your mind is all "eye-of-the-tiger". Depending on your body type, this state can last anywhere from 10 minutes to 2 hours.
Dude, Thanksgiving Eve is gonna be sick. We're gonna get gimped out.

Bro, I smoked so much last night before heading to the bar. I was gimped till last call.
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to have failed spectacularly at some endeavour
those people at ford totally gimped the pinto
by ultrix February 19, 2004

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