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1. lame

adjective. ['ˈleɪm'] disabled in the feet or legs.

Synonyms

  • unfit
  • halt
  • gimpy
  • game
  • halting

Antonyms

  • sound
  • healthy
  • well
  • qualify

Etymology

  • lama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lame (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lamina (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Lame

  • proclaim
  • postgame
  • exclaim
  • disclaim
  • reclaim
  • overcame
  • declaim
  • ballgame
  • rename
  • defame
  • became
  • acclaim
  • swaim
  • graeme
  • frame
  • fraim
  • flaim
  • claim
  • brame
  • ashame
  • tame
  • shame
  • sejm
  • same
  • rhame
  • name
  • mayme
  • mame
  • maim
  • kaim

Example sentences of the word lame


1. Noun, singular or mass
He may go lame or drag one leg.

2. Adjective
Ariel replies that if they hurt, then you were "already lame."

Quotes containing the word lame


1. Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
- Albert Einstein

2. Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
- Albert Einstein

3. It was a lame excuse, and I knew that wasn't the reason he was canceling. If he wanted to avoid me, I would have preferred he made up something about how he and the other guardians had to up Moroi security or practice top-secret ninja moves.
- Richelle Mead, Frostbite

2. lame

noun. ['ˈleɪm'] a fabric interwoven with threads of metal.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • beginning
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • lama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lame (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lamina (Latin)

3. lame

noun. ['ˈleɪm'] someone who doesn't understand what is going on.

Synonyms

  • simpleton
  • simple

Antonyms

  • home game
  • cowardly
  • unbroken

Etymology

  • lama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lame (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lamina (Latin)

4. lame

adjective. ['ˈleɪm'] pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness.

Synonyms

  • feeble

Antonyms

  • start
  • go on

Etymology

  • lama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lame (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lamina (Latin)

5. lame

verb. ['ˈleɪm'] deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg.

Synonyms

  • hamstring
  • maim

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal

Etymology

  • lama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lame (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lamina (Latin)
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