- 1(of people or animals) unable to walk well because of an injury to the leg or foot My horse had gone lame.
- 2(of an excuse, explanation, etc.) weak and difficult to believe synonym feeble, unconvincing Stephen made some lame excuse.
- 3(informal) not interesting, exciting, or fashionable What a lame party!
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noun [uncountable] The disease has left her with permanent lameness.