Synonyms for lame

Synonyms for (noun) lame

Synonyms: lame

Definition: a fabric interwoven with threads of metal

Usage: she wore a gold lame dress

Similar words: fabric, material, cloth, textile

Definition: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

Usage: the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent; woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC; she measured off enough material for a dress


Synonyms: square, lame

Definition: someone who doesn't understand what is going on

Similar words: simple, simpleton

Definition: a person lacking intelligence or common sense

Synonyms for (verb) lame

Synonyms: lame, cripple

Definition: deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg

Usage: The accident has crippled her for life

Similar words: maim

Definition: injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

Usage: people were maimed by the explosion

Synonyms for (adjective) lame

Synonyms: gimpy, halt, halting, game, lame, crippled

Definition: disabled in the feet or legs

Usage: a crippled soldier; a game leg

Similar words: unfit

Definition: not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition

Usage: fat and very unfit; certified as unfit for army service; drunk and unfit for service


Synonyms: feeble, lame

Definition: pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness

Usage: a feeble excuse; a lame argument

Similar words: weak

Definition: wanting in physical strength

Usage: a weak pillar