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Antonyms for lame
læˈmeɪ, lɑ-lame

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lame

    robust, agile, potent, efficient, satisfactory, cogent, convincing, tolling, effective

    weak, faltering, hobbling, hesitating, ineffective, impotent, crippled, halt, defective, imperfect

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  1. square, lamenoun

    someone who doesn't understand what is going on

    fit, strong

    foursquare, square toes, square, public square, second power

  2. lameadjective

    a fabric interwoven with threads of metal

    "she wore a gold lame dress"

    strong, fit


  3. feeble, lameadjective

    pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness

    "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument"

    fit, strong

    rickety, faint, debile, halt, nerveless, sapless, halting, crippled, weakly, feeble, gimpy, infirm, decrepit, game, weak

  4. crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, gameverb

    disabled in the feet or legs

    "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"

    fit, strong

    mettlesome, crippled, halt, spirited, halting, gamy, gritty, feeble, gamey, spunky, gimpy, game

  5. cripple, lameverb

    deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg

    "The accident has crippled her for life"

    strong, fit

    cripple, stultify

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lameadjective

    crippled, hobbling, limping, halt, deformed, game, maimed, disabled, inconclusive, unconvincing, inefficient, feeble, unsatisfactory

  2. lameverb

    disable, maim, cripple, hamstring

How to use lame in a sentence?

  1. Tyson Barker:

    Bush was supposed to be an aberration and Obama a restoration, this idea of a reset seems a much tougher sell, especially since Trump's used Donald Trump lame-duck period to burn the house on the way out.

  2. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    It is possible for Congress to carefully consider the details of this agreement and to review all of the benefits associated with this agreement for states and communities all across the country without kicking the vote all the way to the lame duck period, there is no reason that we need to wait that long, and particularly when you consider the views that have been shared by some leaders in the business community about how important it is for this agreement to get implemented so that American workers and American businesses can start reaping the businesses.

  3. Charles Dickens:

    Somehow he Tim gets thoughtful sitting by himself so much, and thinks the strangest things you ever heard. He told me, coming home, that he hoped the people saw him in the church, because he was a cripple, and it might be pleasant for them to remember upon Christmas Day, who made lame beggars walk, and blind men see.

  4. Virdie Montgomery:

    I delivered that joke nearly 600 times. So its pretty lame.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.

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