verb. ['ˈmeɪm'] injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation.
Rhymes with Maim
Sentences with maim
1. Noun, singular or mass
Tigers also have razor-sharp claws that they use to fight each other as well as maim and kill prey.
These traps were deep holes lined with sharp spikes that would kill or seriously maim anyone who fell in.
3. Verb, base form
Infections and secondary diseases facilitated by leaf damage will maim or kill your orchid.
Quotes about maim
1. But thy strong Hours indignant work’d their wills,And beat me down and marr’d and wasted me,And tho’ they could not end me, left me maim’dTo dwell in presence of immortal youth,Immortal age beside immortal youth,And all I was, in ashes. - Tithonus
- Alfred Lord Tennyson