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"Limn" means to draw or to paint. It is also used figuratively in the sense of "drawing a picture" of a situation or condition.
The picture limned by the police made it look like almost everyone named was guilty.
by Dubiaku March 01, 2013

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i read this word in The Stranger yesterday. I have never seen it before.
I'm not clear on it's meaning.
An author cam LIMN OUT a character in a story. I think this means to layer on aspects of personality and habits.
by Adam April 21, 2005

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