Definition and Meanings for lame
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Part of Speech of lame
adjective, comparative, superlative, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of lame
Meaning of lame
as adjective, comparative, superlative
- moving with pain or difficulty on account of injury, defect, or temporary obstruction of a function; as, a lame leg, arm, or muscle.;to some degree disabled by reason of the imperfect action of a limb; crippled; as, a lame man.
- hence, hobbling; limping; inefficient; imperfect; as, a lame answer.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to make lame.