Gimp Suit Man

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#4
I think the BBC should check things out before it starts chucking the term ‘Gimp’ about.

gimp
1) A versatile slang term generally meant to insult an individual for perceived lack of competence, style, panache, or the ability to perform the given task at hand. Likewise, the referenced individual's actions may detrimentally affect the overall spirit of a group (whether temporarily or permanently). It can be used as a noun, verb, or adjective.

2) A derogatory term for someone who utilizes a wheelchair or walks with an abnormal gait.


3) A BDSM enthusiast who fancies full-bodied latex and or leather "gimp suits" (ala "American Horror Story", Season 1).
 

OneWingedBird

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#5
The word didn't really have a meaning in UK English before Pulp Fiction came out though, rarely used even in US movies or television... the only example I can think of is The Usual Suspects.

AFAIK it didn't mean some bugger in a full body S&M suit before said movie either, but they said "Bring out the gimp" and it stuck.
 

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I think the BBC should check things out before it starts chucking the term ‘Gimp’ about.

gimp
1) A versatile slang term generally meant to insult an individual for perceived lack of competence, style, panache, or the ability to perform the given task at hand. Likewise, the referenced individual's actions may detrimentally affect the overall spirit of a group (whether temporarily or permanently). It can be used as a noun, verb, or adjective.

2) A derogatory term for someone who utilizes a wheelchair or walks with an abnormal gait.

3) A BDSM enthusiast who fancies full-bodied latex and or leather "gimp suits" (ala "American Horror Story", Season 1).
Also, https://www.gimp.org/
 
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