lame definition

  • adjective:
    • handicapped to ensure activity, especially walking, is hard or impossible: Lame from the accident, he moved with a cane. A lame wing held the bird from traveling.
    • Marked by pain or rigidness: a lame straight back.
    • Weak and ineffectual; unsatisfactory: a lame attempt to apologize; lame excuses for not showing up timely.
    • Unable to stroll precisely because of problematic with an individual's foot or feet.
    • going with discomfort or difficulty on account of injury, defect or temporary obstruction of a function.
    • Hobbling; limping; inefficient; imperfect.
    • Unconvincing or incredible.
    • neglecting to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant.
    • going with discomfort or difficulty because of injury, problem, or temporary obstruction of a function.
    • to varying degrees handicapped by explanation of this imperfect action of a limb; crippled.
    • Hence, hobbling; limping; ineffective; imperfect.
    • disabled in the legs or feet
    • pathetically with a lack of force or effectiveness
  • verb-transitive:
    • To cause to become lame; cripple.
    • which will make lame.
  • noun:
    • A thin metal plate, especially among the overlapping metal dishes in medieval armor.
    • A lamina.
    • some joined, overlapping metal plates.
    • Earthenware.
    • A broken piece of earthenware; a potsherd.
    • In armor, a plate of steel.
    • someone who does not determine what is being conducted
    • a fabric interwoven with threads of steel
  • verb:
    • to cause someone or animal to be lame
    • To shine.
    • deprive of this usage of a limb, specially a leg
  • others:
    • Crippled or handicapped by injury to or problem of a limb or limbs; particularly, walking with trouble; halting; limping: as, a lame man or horse.
    • Inefficient from injury or defect; unsound or impaired in energy; crippled: as, a lame knee or supply.
    • Figuratively, imperfect; lacking finish or completeness; defective in quality or quantity; halting; inadequate; hobbling: since, lame verse; lame rimes; a lame excuse.
    • which will make lame; cripple or disable; render imperfect or unsound: as, to lame an antagonist; to lame an arm or a leg.
    • Earthen: used of pottery: because, a lame pig (an earthen vessel).

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