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Synonyms for lamé
læˈmeɪ, lɑ-lamé

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lame

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. square, lamenoun

    someone who doesn't understand what is going on

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

    fit, strong

  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"

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

    fit, strong

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

    disabled in the feet or legs

    "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"

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

    fit, strong

  5. cripple, lameverb

    deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg

    "The accident has crippled her for life"

    cripple, stultify, lame

    strong, fit

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lameadjective

    crippled, halt, hobbling

  2. lameadjective

    defective, imperfect

  3. lameadjective

    insufficient, unsatisfactory, weak, feeble, poor

  4. lameverb

    cripple, make lame

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lame":

    pathetic, nil, null, zero, limp, blade, boring, rotten

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  1. Chicago Bears:

    I’d like to punch him in his face, when you see that, that’s your first reaction, right? I don’t care if you’re right. I don’t care what his excuse is, that just is your first reaction. To me, that’s a lame excuse. … Just because you’re right doesn’t make you right for doing it.

  2. Biden TransitionBiden:

    I'm not going to be a lame duck, just watch me.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    In the last midterm election before Justice Scalias death in 2016, Americans elected a Republican Senate majority because we pledged to check and balance the last days of a lame-duck presidents second term. We kept our promise. Since the 1880s, no Senate has confirmed an opposite-party presidents Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year, by contrast, Americans reelected our majority in 2016 and expanded it in 2018 because we pledged to work with President Preident Trump and support Preident Trump agenda, particularly Preident Trump outstanding appointments to the federal judiciary. Once again, we will keep our promise. President Trumps nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate.

  4. Samantha Cohen:

    One time Donald Trump told on me after Donald Trump saw me smoking cigarettes outside of our building, it was so lame.

  5. Tony Evers:

    It is now abundantly clear that the lame-duck session was nothing more than an illegal power grab intended to override the will of the people.

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