Definition for "imp"
Sentence for "imp"
Synonym for "imp"
Verb Forms for "imp"
Rhyme for "imp"
Etymologically Related for "imp"
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Urban Dictionary for "imp"
- A mischievous son or daughter.
- a tiny demon.
- Obsolete A graft.
- A shoot; a scion; a bud; a slip; a graft.
- An offspring; progeny; youngster; scion.
- a new or inferior devil; somewhat, malignant spirit; a puny demon; a contemptible bad employee.
- Something added to, or united with, another, to lengthen it or do the repair, -- as, an addition to a beehive; a feather placed in a broken wing of a bird; a length of twisted hair in a fishing range.
- A scion; shoot; graft; bud; slide.
- A son; offspring; progeny.
- A young or little devil.
- A mischievous or pert child.
- A spirit besides a devil.
- anything included or united to some other thing to fix or lengthen it; specially, a feather placed in a broken wing of a bird. See imp, v. t., 2.
- the size of twisted locks in a fishing-line.
- An abbreviation of Latin Imperator, emperor;
- of Imperatrix, empress.
- An abbreviation of crucial;
- of imperfect (tense);
- of imperial;
- of impersonal;
- associated with the Latin imprimatur, let it be printed.
- a person who is playfully naughty
- (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
- To graft (new feathers) on the wing of a trained falcon or hawk to correct harm or increase flying ability.
- To furnish with wings.
- To graft; to place as a scion.
- To graft with brand-new feathers, as a wing; to splice a broken feather.
- To engraft feathers into a bird's wing.
- To eke completely, enhance, expand.
- To extend or expand by some thing inserted or included; expand or mend, as (in falconry) a broken or deficient wing by the insertion of a feather; qualify for flight or use; strengthen.
- To rob.