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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
lame /leim/
  • tính từ
    • què, khập khiễng
      • to be lame of (in) one leg: què một chân
      • to go lame; to walk lame: đi khập khiễng
    • không chỉnh, không thoả đáng; què quặt không ra đâu vào đâu
      • a lame argument: lý lẽ không thoả đáng
      • lame verses: câu thơ không chỉnh
      • a lame excuse: lời cáo lỗi không thoả đáng
      • a lame story: câu chuyện què quặt không ra đâu vào đâu
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm cho què quặt, làm cho tàn tật
    • danh từ
      • lá kim loại
    Concise Dictionary
    +someone who doesn't understand what is going on
    +a fabric interwoven with threads of metal
    +deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg
    +pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness
    +disabled in the feet or legs

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 crippled, disabled, handicapped, hobbled, limping, incapacitated, impaired, halting, halt, spavined, Colloq US gimpy:
    The mare was found to be lame after the previous day's hunting.
    2 feeble, weak, flimsy, thin, unconvincing, unpersuasive, awkward, clumsy, poor, ineffective, Colloq half-baked:
    Refusing to go because you have a headache sounds like a pretty lame excuse to me.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + adjective
    1 (of people or animals) unable to walk well because of an injury to the leg or foot: My horse had gone lame.
    2 (of an excuse, explanation, etc.) weak and difficult to believe: Stephen made some lame excuse.
    lameness noun [U]: The disease has left her with permanent lameness.
    + noun
    [U] a fabric into which gold or silver thread has been woven: a silver lame evening gown
    Collocation Dictionary


    be, look | go
    His horse had gone lame.
    | leave sb, make sb
    an accident which had left him lame


    completely, quite | slightly

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