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lame

adjective
 
 
/leɪm/
EXCUSE/EXPLANATION A lame excuse or explanation is one that you cannot believe: He said he didn't go because it was raining, which is a pretty lame excuse if you ask me.Not good enoughWeakness and vulnerability
INJURED A lame animal or person cannot walk because they have an injured foot or leg: a lame horseHandicap and the disabledNot fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)Veterinary medicine
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