walk+lame

  • 1 lame — [adj1] unable to walk properly bruised, deformed, disabled, game, gimp, gimpy, halt, handicapped, hobbling, limping, pained, raw, sidelined, sore, stiff; concepts 314,489 Ant. able, agile, mobile, uncrippled, walking lame [adj2] feeble, weak… …

    New thesaurus

  • 2 lame — lame1 [leım] adj [: Old English; Origin: lama] 1.) a) unable to walk properly because your leg or foot is injured or weak ▪ a lame dog go lame (=become lame) b) the lame [plural] people who are lame 2.) a lame explanation or exc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 lame — 1 adjective 1 unable to walk properly because your leg or foot is injured or weak: go lame (=become lame) 2 a lame explanation or excuse does not sound very believable: Nancy came out with some lame excuse about missing the bus again. see also:… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 lame — I UK [leɪm] / US adjective Word forms lame : adjective lame comparative lamer superlative lamest 1) a lame animal cannot walk very well because its leg or foot is damaged Her horse had gone lame. a) used for describing someone who is disabled… …

    English dictionary

  • 5 lame´ness — lame1 «laym», adjective, lam|er, lam|est, verb, lamed, lam|ing. –adj. 1. not able to walk properly; having an injured leg or foot; …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 lame´ly — lame1 «laym», adjective, lam|er, lam|est, verb, lamed, lam|ing. –adj. 1. not able to walk properly; having an injured leg or foot; …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 lame — lame1 [ leım ] adjective 1. ) a lame animal cannot walk very well because its leg or foot is damaged: Her horse had gone lame. a ) used for describing someone who is disabled because their leg or foot is damaged. This word was accepted until the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 lame — [[t]le͟ɪm[/t]] lamer, lamest 1) ADJ GRADED If someone is lame, they are unable to walk properly because of damage to one or both of their legs. He was aware that she was lame in one leg... David had to pull out of the Championships when his horse …

    English dictionary

  • 9 lame — adj. 1 unable to walk well VERBS ▪ be, look ▪ go ▪ His horse had gone lame. ▪ leave sb, make sb ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 lame — 1. adjective /leɪm/ a) unable to walk properly because of a problem with ones feet or legs a lame leg, arm or muscle b) moving with pain or difficulty on account of injury, defect or temporary obstruction of a function He had a really lame excuse …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 lame — adj. & v. adj. 1 disabled, esp. in the foot or leg; limping; unable to walk normally (lame in his right leg). 2 a (of an argument, story, excuse, etc.) unconvincing; unsatisfactory; weak. b (of verse etc.) halting. v.tr. 1 make lame; disable. 2… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 lame — lame1 lamely, adv. lameness, n. /laym/, adj., lamer, lamest, v., lamed, laming, n. adj. 1. crippled or physically disabled, esp. in the foot or leg so as to limp or walk with difficulty …

    Universalium

  • 13 lame — [leɪm] adj 1) not at all impressive or likely to persuade someone a lame excuse[/ex] 2) a lame animal cannot walk very well because its leg or foot is damaged lamely adv …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 14 lame — I. /leɪm / (say laym) adjective (lamer, lamest) 1. crippled or physically disabled, as a person or animal, especially in the foot or leg so as to limp or walk with difficulty. 2. impaired or disabled through defect or injury, as a limb. 3.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 Hobble — Hob ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hobbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hobbling}.] [OE. hobelen, hoblen, freq. of hoppen to hop; akin to D. hobbelen, hoblen, hoppeln. See {Hop} to jump, and cf. {Hopple} ] 1. To walk lame, bearing chiefly on one leg; to walk… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Hobbled — Hobble Hob ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hobbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hobbling}.] [OE. hobelen, hoblen, freq. of hoppen to hop; akin to D. hobbelen, hoblen, hoppeln. See {Hop} to jump, and cf. {Hopple} ] 1. To walk lame, bearing chiefly on one leg; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Hobbling — Hobble Hob ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hobbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hobbling}.] [OE. hobelen, hoblen, freq. of hoppen to hop; akin to D. hobbelen, hoblen, hoppeln. See {Hop} to jump, and cf. {Hopple} ] 1. To walk lame, bearing chiefly on one leg; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Hop — (h[o^]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hopped} (h[o^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hopping} (h[o^]p p[i^]ng).] [OE. hoppen to hop, leap, dance, AS. hoppian; akin to Icel. & Sw. hoppa, Dan. hoppe, D. huppelen, G. h[ u]pfen.] 1. To move by successive leaps, as… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Hopped — Hop Hop (h[o^]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hopped} (h[o^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hopping} (h[o^]p p[i^]ng).] [OE. hoppen to hop, leap, dance, AS. hoppian; akin to Icel. & Sw. hoppa, Dan. hoppe, D. huppelen, G. h[ u]pfen.] 1. To move by successive leaps …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Hopping — Hop Hop (h[o^]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hopped} (h[o^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hopping} (h[o^]p p[i^]ng).] [OE. hoppen to hop, leap, dance, AS. hoppian; akin to Icel. & Sw. hoppa, Dan. hoppe, D. huppelen, G. h[ u]pfen.] 1. To move by successive leaps …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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