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lame

Definitions


[leɪm], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- (especially of an animal) unable to walk without difficulty as the result of an injury or illness affecting the leg or foot
(e.g: his horse went lame)

- (of something intended to be entertaining) uninspiring and dull
(e.g: I found the programme pretty lame and not very informative)

- (of verse or metrical feet) halting; metrically defective.


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Origin:
Old English lama, of Germanic origin, related to Dutch lam and German lahm


[leɪm], (Verb)

Definitions:
- make (a person or animal) lame
(e.g: he was badly lamed during the expedition)


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[ˈlɑːmeɪ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- fabric with interwoven gold or silver threads
(e.g: a gold lamé suit)


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Origin:
1920s: French, from Latin lamina (see lamina)




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