Synonyms for cripple

Synonyms for (noun) cripple

Synonyms: cripple

Definition: someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms for (verb) cripple

Synonyms: lame, cripple

Definition: deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg

Usage: The accident has crippled her for life

Similar words: maim

Definition: injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

Usage: people were maimed by the explosion


Synonyms: stultify, cripple

Definition: deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless

Usage: This measure crippled our efforts; Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

Similar words: weaken

Definition: lessen the strength of

Usage: The fever weakened his body