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Alternative clues for the word imp
Dennis the Menace, e.g.
"The Bottle ___" (Stevenson tale)
Bart Simpson, typically
Dennis the Menace, for one
Handful for a baby sitter
Baby sitter's bane
Sitter hitter, maybe
Little pain in the you-know-where
Accusing of misconduct
Nickname of a "Game of Thrones" dwarf, with "the"
Small, playful sort
World of Warcraft figure
Puck, for one
One who is playfully mischievous
(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
Bottle occupant in a Stevenson tale
"The ___ of the Perverse," Poe story
Poe's "The ___ of the Perverse"
Poe's "___ of the Perverse"
Limb of the Devil
"The ___ of the Perverse": Poe
Type of gal. in Canada
Ketcham's Dennis, e.g.
Opposite of exp.
The neighbor's child?
Word definitions for imp in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ And yet, underneath that veneer of stoicism there lay a devious imp . ▪ He's dressing up as the Lincoln Imp; the original imp is a carving in Lincoln cathedral. ▪ Kappa, the amphibious river imp . ▪ Or I should say the wee imp...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Imp \Imp\ ([i^]mp), n. [OE. imp a graft, AS. impa; akin to Dan. ympe, Sw. ymp, prob. fr. LL. impotus, Gr. ? engrafted, innate, fr. ? to implant; ? in + ? to produce; akin to E. be. See 1st In- , Be .] A shoot; a scion; a bud; a slip; a graft. [Obs.] --Chaucer....
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context obsolete English) A young shoot of a plant, tree etc. (9th–17th c.) 2 (context obsolete English) A scion, offspring; a child. (15th–19th c.) 3 A young or inferior devil; a malevolent supernatural creature, similar to a demon but smaller and...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English impe, impa "young shoot, graft," from impian "to graft," probably an early West Germanic borrowing from Vulgar Latin *imptus , from Late Latin impotus "implanted," from Greek emphytos , verbal adjective formed from emphyein "implant," from em-...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous [syn: elf , hob , gremlin , pixie , pixy , brownie ] one who is playfully mischievous [syn: scamp , monkey , rascal , rapscallion , scalawag , scallywag ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Imp is a fantasy creature. IMP or imp may also refer to: Interactive Mathematics Program , a Key Curriculum Press Interactive Math program Isle of Man pound , or Manx pound Imp (horse) , American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse " Imping " in falconry is...
Usage examples of imp.
CHAPTER XLIX LAETITIA AND SIR WILLOUGHBY We cannot be abettors of the tribes of imps whose revelry is in the frailties of our poor human constitution.
Wilt thou abide here by Walter thyself alone, and let me bring the imp of Upmeads home to our house?
Elizabeth, however, saw it clearly, and when Blanche unhooked one of the larger crosses from the necklace she wore, the child was able to point out where the imp was so that Blanche could beat at the bed curtain where it was trying to hide with the iron cross.
Sam must have run into that shiftless clairvoyant imp that resided down there in her mind and gotten distracted, she decided, or to give him the benefit of the doubt, maybe he was just cautious.
IMP helpful in it either to his search for Dinah or her own search for knowledge of her past.
The key will shriek in the lock, The door will rustily hinge, Will open on features of mould, To vanish corrupt at a glimpse, And mock as the wild echoes mock, Soulless in mimic, doth Greed Or the passion for fruitage tinge That dream, for your parricide imps To wing through the body of Time, Yourselves in slaying him slay.
Aahz and Frumple, and even the Imps, had referred to this phenomenon, I had never actually sat back and tried to envision it.
The elemental who watched the chamber signaled Pasgen, who Gated to the hidden entrance and released the imp.
Isobel Gowdie belonged, to shoot Harie Forbes, the minister of Auldearne, with elf arrows, shaped by the devil, and sharpened by his imps.
When the first Portfolio was opened the coin of the realm bore for its legend,--or might have borne if the more devout hero-worshippers could have had their way,--Andreas Jackson, Populi Gratia, Imp.
The pounding of the tribes, like corn between the grinding stones of the imp is Once Inkunzi had proved his worth and established his place high in the hierarchy of the band, he joined quite naturally in the indabas around the campfire.
Some ridiculous imp inside her mind wanted to giggle, sitting back and beholding her in more terror of a slanging-match with the boatman, over fifty lire, than of a final fight to the death with Monfalcone over twelve diamonds and an obscure principle.
Bob had been probably lumper or messenger, or one of a legion of imps and devils, in one place, and super, or possibly call boy, in another.
One grey cold morning like any other, he returned to his cell from the refectory and found two of the strange, megacephalic imps waiting for him.
He composed himself with the utmost decorum and strode on behind the megacephalic imps.