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Definition of Lame


  1. Moving with pain or difficulty on account of injury, defect, or temporary obstruction of a function; as, a lame leg, arm, or muscle.
  2. To some degree disabled by reason of the imperfect action of a limb; crippled; as, a lame man.
  3. Hence, hobbling; limping; inefficient; imperfect.
  4. To make lame.

Lame Quotations

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

If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.

Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see.
Arthur Schopenhauer

I'm the lamest lame duck there could be.
George C. Wallace

Rush Limbaugh is a lame professional swine, and he makes a good living at it. He is like a hired geek in some traveling backwoods carnival - the freaks who bite the heads off chickens - but Limbaugh is a modernized geek who thinks he can bite the heads off of people.
Hunter S. Thompson
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Lame Translations

lame in Dutch is mank, kreupel, hinkend
lame in French is boiteux
lame in Latin is claudus
lame in Norwegian is halt
lame in Spanish is cojo