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Meaning of LAME

Pronunciation:  leym

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a fabric interwoven with threads of metal; "she wore a gold lame dress"
  2. [n]  someone who doesn't understand what is going on
  3. [adj]  disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
  4. [adj]  (of horses) disabled in the feet or legs
  5. [adj]  pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument"
  6. [v]  deprive of the use of a limb, esp. a leg; "The accident has crippled her for life"

LAME is a 4 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: cripple, crippled, feeble, game, halt, halting, spavined, square, unfit, weak
 See Also: cloth, fabric, hamstring, maim, material, simple, simpleton, textile



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lame\, a. [Compar. {Lamer}; superl. {Lamest}.] [OE. lame,
    AS. lama; akin to D. lam, G. lahm,OHG., Dan., & Sw. lam,
    Icel. lami, Russ. lomate to break, lomota rheumatism.]
       (a) Moving with pain or difficulty on account of injury,
           defect, or temporary obstruction of a function; as, a
           lame leg, arm, or muscle.
       (b) To some degree disabled by reason of the imperfect
           action of a limb; crippled; as, a lame man. ``Lame of
           one leg.'' --Arbuthnot. ``Lame in both his feet.'' --2
           Sam. ix. 13. ``He fell, and became lame.'' --2 Sam.
           iv. 4.
    2. Hence, hobbling; limping; inefficient; imperfect. ``A lame
       endeavor.'' --Barrow.
             O, most lame and impotent conclusion! --Shak.
    {Lame duck} (stock Exchange), a person who can not fulfill
       his contracts. [Cant]
  2. \Lame\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lamed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To make lame.
          If you happen to let child fall and lame it. --Swift.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that someone is lame means failure in realizing your hopes and desires and much disappointments. As yourself who or what is holding you back.
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