Meaning of lame
Pronunciation: (lām), [key]
— adj., v., n. lam•er, lam•est, lamed, lam•ing,
- crippled or physically disabled, esp. in the foot or leg so as to limp or walk with difficulty.
- impaired or disabled through defect or injury: a lame arm.
- weak; inadequate; unsatisfactory; clumsy: a lame excuse.
- out of touch with modern fads or trends; unsophisticated.
- to make lame or defective.
- a person who is out of touch with modern fads or trends, esp. one who is unsophisticated.
Pronunciation: (lām Fr. lam), [key]
— pl. lames
- any of a number of thin, overlapping plates composing a piece of plate armor, as a fauld, tasset, or gauntlet.
Pronunciation: (la-mā' Fr. la-mā'), [key]
- an ornamental fabric in which metallic threads, as of gold or silver, are woven with silk, wool, rayon, or cotton.
- lame (Thesaurus)