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English definition of “lame”

lame

adjective [-er/-est only]  /leɪm/ us  

lame adjective [-er/-est only] (UNABLE TO WALK)

not able to walk correctly because of physical injury or weakness of the legs or feet

lame adjective [-er/-est only] (NOT SATISFACTORY)

(esp. of an excuse or argument) weak and not deserving to be believed: Saying she’d lost her homework was a pretty lame excuse, if you ask me.
(Definition of lame from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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