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lame

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 falling short of a standard
  • the amenities at this hotel are lame; there's not even free Wi-Fi in the room

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lame

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of lame (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause severe or permanent injury to
  • we were afraid that the horse would be lamed by its horrible fall

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The first known use of lame was before the 12th century

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“Lame.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lame. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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