Word:

Lame

Pronunciation: lām
a.1.Moving with pain or difficulty on account of injury, defect, or temporary obstruction of a function; as, a lame leg, arm, or muscle.
2.Hence, hobbling; limping; inefficient; imperfect; as, a lame answer.
O, most lame and impotent conclusion!
- Shak.
Lame duck
a - (Stock Exchange) a person who can not fulfill his contracts.
b - An elected politician who is completing a term after having been defeated at an election; also, an office holder who cannot or chooses not to run again for the same office; - So called from the presumed lack of political power of one who is soon to be out of office.
b - Any office holder who is serving out a term after a replacement has been selected.
v. t.1.To make lame.
[imp. & p. p. Lamed (lāmd); p. pr. & vb. n. Laming.]
If you happen to let child fall and lame it.
- Swift.
Noun1.lame - someone who doesn't understand what is going on
Synonyms: square
2.lame - a fabric interwoven with threads of metal; "she wore a gold lame dress"
Verb1.lame - deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg; "The accident has crippled her for life"
Synonyms: cripple
Adj.1.lame - pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument"
Synonyms: feeble
2.lame - (of horses) disabled in the feet or legs
Synonyms: spavined
3.lame - disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
Synonyms: crippled, game, halt, halting
abortive, awkward, bad, bootless, bugger, burden, castrate, castrated, clumsy, cramp, cripple, cumber, de-energize, debilitate, disable, disenable, drain, emasculate, emasculated, embarrass, encumber, enfeeble, enmesh, ensnarl, entangle, entoil, entrammel, entrap, entwine, failed, failing, fetter, flimsy, fruitless, futile, game, half-baked, halt, halting, hamper, hamstring, hamstrung, handicap, handicapped, hobble, hobbled, hors de combat, impaired, impede, inactivate, incapacitate, incapacitated, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, involve, kibosh, lime, limping, lumber, maim, manque, miscarried, miscarrying, net, of no effect, press down, put, queer, queer the works, sabotage, saddle with, shackle, snarl, spavined, spike, stickit, stillborn, successless, tangle, thin, toil, trammel, unfit, unfortunate, unsuccessful, useless, weaken, weigh down, wing, wreck
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