Definition of lamely adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    lamely

     adverb
    adverb
    NAmE//ˈleɪmli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a way that does not sound very confident, or that does not persuade other people synonym feeble
  2. 2 “I must have made a mistake,” she said lamely.
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