Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: limb
IPA transcription: [l'ɪm]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: limb
    Meaning: one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
Usage examples
  • And there is no wood around to make him a new limb from.
  • After that he beat the cherry-tree limb all to pieces over me.
  • It is clumsy in flight, but nimble in leaping from limb to limb.
  • The Cardinal mounted to the tip-top limb of the ash and looked around him.
  • Stretching the length of the limb, he thought deeply, though he was not thinking of Black Jack or Wessner.
  • "With pleasure; especially as I can tell her your wound is not a dangerous one, and you will not lose a limb.
  • The echo was repeated, and then he wheeled about in real earnest, transfixed with horror, unable to move a limb.
  • Should some vagrant pass near by, she hurries from her watch-tower, lifts a limb and puts the intruder to flight.
  • It balanced itself on the limb, leaning over and cocking its bright bead-like eyes at her, as if admiring the sight.
  • He perched on a limb, and between dressing his plumage and pecking at last year's sour dried berries, he sent abroad his prediction.