Associations to the word «Lame»

Pictures for the word «Lame»


LAME, adjective. Unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs.
LAME, adjective. Moving with pain or difficulty on account of injury, defect or temporary obstruction of a function.
LAME, adjective. (by extension) Hobbling; limping; inefficient; imperfect.
LAME, adjective. (slang) Unconvincing or unbelievable.
LAME, adjective. (slang) Failing to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant.
LAME, adjective. (slang) Strangely corny or sweet to an extent.
LAME, verb. (transitive) to cause a person or animal to become lame
LAME, noun. A lamina.
LAME, noun. (in the plural) A set of joined, overlapping metal plates.
LAME, verb. (obsolete) To shine.
LAMÉ, noun. (fencing) the electronically conductive jacket worn by foil and sabre fencers
LAMÉ, noun. A fabric made from gold or silver threads and silk, wool or cotton.
LAME BRAIN, noun. Alternative form of lamebrain
LAME DUCK, noun. (colloquial) A person or thing that is helpless, inefficient or disabled.
LAME DUCK, noun. (US) (politics) An elected official who has lost the recent election or is not eligible for reelection and is marking time until leaving office.
LAME DUCK, noun. (finance) (slang) (dated) A person who can not fulfil his contracts.
LAME DUCKS, noun. Plural of lame duck
LAME JOKE, noun. (idiomatic) An attempt at humor which is perceived to have been used previously to the point of being cliche, or was never funny to begin with.
LAME JOKES, noun. Plural of lame joke

Dictionary definition

LAME, noun. Someone who doesn't understand what is going on.
LAME, noun. A fabric interwoven with threads of metal; "she wore a gold lame dress".
LAME, verb. Deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg; "The accident has crippled her for life".
LAME, adjective. Pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument".
LAME, adjective. Disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg".

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