Definition of lamely adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈleɪmli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈleɪmli//
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in a way that does not sound very confident, or that does not persuade other people synonym feebly ‘I must have made a mistake,’ she said lamely.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lamely