unable to walk properly because your leg or foot is injured or weak:
a lame dog
go lame (=become lame)
people who are lame
a lame explanation or excuse is weak and difficult to believe ➔ lamely
She gave some lame excuse about missing the bus.
a lame attempt to deflect criticism
boring or not very good [= poor]:
A lot of the songs on this album are a bit lame.
the company's lame performance
—lameness noun [uncountable]