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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who has had a limb removed by surgical means.

Usage examples (39)
  • That said, attacking a special olympian, a wheel chair bound amputee is probably counterproductive.
  • In 2004, he conducted a study of 52 people who identified as amputee-wannabes.
  • I have still one question: at your profile, the 'amputee' keyword appear.
  • And he said: 'I'm not pimp-walking, I'm an amputee.' for more
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