v. The act of taking away from a player's skills, spells, or effectiveness in some manner, such as reducing weapon effectiveness or boosting mobs.
Also called mud whimping, player whimping, nerfing or blunting
My character got whimped by this asshole immortal.
In the 1940s, the word "weakling" or "whimp" was used before the word "nerd" was used widely.
"Heavy metal or no metal at all whimps and posers leave the hall" by Manowar