What does the word lame mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Lameness.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To cripple or disable.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Crippled or disabled in a leg; halt.

Usage examples for lame

  1. " See that her pony is lame when she gets here- can't be ridden. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  2. It is a terrible thing to be lame. – Gerda in Sweden by Etta Blaisdell McDonald
  3. So Meribaal lived in Jerusalem, and though he was lame in both feet, he always ate at David's table. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent