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Definition 1: a fabric interwoven with threads of metal - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where lame or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she wore a gold lame dress

(lame is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

Definition 2: someone who doesn't understand what is going on - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lame in the sense of this definition

(lame is a kind of ...) a person lacking intelligence or common sense

Definition 3: deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg - [verb of body]

Samples where lame or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The accident has crippled her for life

Synonyms for lame in the sense of this definition

(lame is a kind of ...) injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

"people were maimed by the explosion"

(... is a kind of lame ) cripple by cutting the hamstring

Definition 4: pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lame or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a feeble excuse
  • a lame argument

Synonyms for lame in the sense of this definition

(lame is similar to ...) wanting in physical strength

"a weak pillar"

Definition 5: disabled in the feet or legs - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lame or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a crippled soldier
  • a game leg

Synonyms for lame in the sense of this definition

(lame is similar to ...) not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition

"fat and very unfit" "certified as unfit for army service" "drunk and unfit for service"

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