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Adjective: lame (lamer,lamest)  leym
  1. Disabled in the feet or legs
    "a lame soldier";
    - crippled, halt [archaic], halting, gimpy [N. Amer, informal], game [informal]
     
  2. Arousing no interest, attention, curiosity or excitement
    "a very lame account of her trip";
    - uninteresting, meh [informal], lameo [informal], uninspiring
     
  3. Pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness
    "a lame argument";
    - feeble, wussy [informal]
Noun: lame  leym
Usage: US, informal
  1. Someone who doesn't understand what is going on
    - square
Verb: lame  leym
  1. Deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg
    - cripple
Noun: lamé  laa'mey [N. Amer], 'laa,mey [Brit]
  1. A fabric interwoven with threads of metal
    "she wore a gold lamé dress"

Derived forms: lamest, laming, lamer, lamed, lames

See also: boring, deadening, deadly [informal], draggy [informal], dull, earthbound, ho-hum [informal], insipid, interest, interestingness, irksome, jejune, mind-numbing, narcotic, pedestrian, ponderous, prosaic, prosy, putdownable, slow, soporiferous, soporific, tedious, tiresome, unamusing, unexciting, unfit, unstimulating, weak, wearisome, wishy-washy [informal]

Type of: cloth, fabric, maim, material, simple [archaic], simpleton, textile

Encyclopedia: Lame

Lamé, Chad