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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Cripple as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

16 July 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 9 answers for the crossword clue 'Cripple', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Cripple a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Cripple as an answer itself some 33 times.

Cripple is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Thursday, 22 July 2021 with the answer being MAIM, we also found MAIM to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Cripple', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Cripple' and give you a hint.

  • Someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
  • Deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg; "The accident has crippled her for life"
  • Deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless; "This measure crippled our efforts"; "Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work"


We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Cripple'.

  • clipper A fast sailing ship used in former times

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

LAID Hazle
Set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern"

A fabric interwoven with threads of metal; "she wore a gold lame dress"

Injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"

7 Letters

Injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"

8 Letters

Cause to be paralyzed and immobile; "The poison paralyzed him"; "Fear paralyzed her"

A deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged

Cause to appear foolish; "He stultified himself by contradicting himself and being inconsistent"

9 Letters

Hollow out as if making a cave or opening; "The river was caving the banks"

12 Letters

Injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"

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