What does lamé mean?

Definitions for lamélæˈmeɪ, lɑ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lamé.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. square, lame(noun)

    someone who doesn't understand what is going on

  2. lame(adj)

    a fabric interwoven with threads of metal

    "she wore a gold lame dress"

  3. feeble, lame(adj)

    pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness

    "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument"

  4. crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game(verb)

    disabled in the feet or legs

    "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"

  5. cripple, lame(verb)

    deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg

    "The accident has crippled her for life"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lame

    moving with pain or difficulty on account of injury, defect, or temporary obstruction of a function; as, a lame leg, arm, or muscle

  2. Lame

    to some degree disabled by reason of the imperfect action of a limb; crippled; as, a lame man

  3. Lame

    hence, hobbling; limping; inefficient; imperfect

  4. Lame(verb)

    to make lame

  5. Origin: [OE. lame, AS. lama; akin to D. lam, G. lahm, OHG., Dan., & Sw. lam, Icel. lami, Russ. lomate to break, lomota rheumatism.]


  1. LAME

    LAME is a free software codec used to encode/compress audio into the lossy MP3 file format.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lame

    lām, adj. disabled in the limbs: hobbling: unsatisfactory: imperfect.—v.t. to make lame: to cripple: to render imperfect.—n. Lame′-duck (slang), a bankrupt.—adv. Lame′ly.—n. Lame′ness.—adj. Lam′ish, a little lame: hobbling. [A.S. lama, lame; Dut. lam, Ger. lahm.]

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Anagrams for lamé »

  1. amel, Elam, Elma, leam, lema, male, Malé, meal


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lamé in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lamé in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dave Brat:

    Lame ducks aren’t healthy ducks.

  2. Swedish Proverb:

    When the blind man carries the lame man, both go forward.

  3. Albert Einstein:

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

  4. Orrin Hatch:

    A lot of people on something this important do not want to have it passed or rejected by a lame duck Congress.

  5. Jerry Garcia:

    For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. The real part was the spiritual part.

Images & Illustrations of lamé

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