The Collaborative International Dictionary
Jimp \Jimp\, a. [Cf. Gimp, a.]
Neat; handsome; elegant. See Gimp.
2. Scant; barely enough.
a. (context dated Scotland and N England English) neat; trim; delicate; slender; handsome; spruce; elegant.
Usage examples of "jimp".
In other words, although Laura was both practical and hard-headed, and although she was brisk, jimp and daring in all that she undertook, she was also the prey of an inherited belief in the legends, spectres and bogies of a Highland ancestry.