lame
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lame(
leym
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (crippled)
a. cojo
She can't walk too fast because she is lame.No puede caminar muy rápido porque es coja.
b. rengo
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The accident left him lame.El accidente lo dejó rengo.
c. renco
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
A landmine blew his foot off and left him lame.Una mina le voló el pie y lo dejó renco.
2. (feeble)
a. pobre
What a lame excuse! I don't believe you.¡Qué excusa más pobre! No te creo.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(boring)
a. soso
You can't be dating Henry! He's so lame!¡No me digas que sales con Henry! ¡Es tan soso!
b. fome
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Was the party cool? - No, dude, it was lame.¿Estuvo bacán el carrete? - No, weón, estuvo fome.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to cripple)
a. dejar cojo
The servant was lamed by the king to make sure he would not escape.El rey dejó cojo al sirviente para asegurarse de que no escapara.
b. dejar rengo
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The soldier was lamed by a wound he received in combat.La herida que recibió el soldado en combate lo dejó rengo.
c. dejar renco
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The explosion lamed his right leg.La explosión lo dejó renco de la pierna derecha.
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lame
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person, animal)
a. cojo(a)
to be lameser cojo(a)
to go lamequedarse cojo(a)
2. (excuse, argument)
a. endeble, pobre
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. dejar cojo(a)
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lamé [ˈlɑːmeɪ]
noun
lamé (m)
gold lamé lamé (m) de oro; lamé (m) dorado
...a gold lamé gown ...a Presley clone who struts about in gold lame with leopard-skin cuffs
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The word lame is the present form of lamer in the third person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full lamer conjugation.
lamer
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lamer(
lah
-
mehr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to brush the tongue over)
a. to lick
La niña se comió el helado de chocolate y luego lamió el plato.The little girl ate the chocolate ice cream and then licked the plate.
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to splash)
a. to lap against
Las olas lamían la costa de arena blanca.The waves lapped against the white sand of the coast.
lamerse
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
3. (to wash oneself)
a. to lick oneself
El cachorro se lamía durante horas después de caerse al charco.The puppy licked himself for hours after falling into the puddle.
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lamer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to lick
2. (muy fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
lamerle el culo a alguiento lick somebody's arse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a. to lick oneself
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
lamerse las heridasto lick one's wounds
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lamer
transitive verb
1 (con la lengua) to lick
2 [+olas] to lap (against)
3 (pasar rozando) to graze
pronominal verb
lamerse
que no se lame
un problema que no se lame a bloody great problem (muy_familiar)
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Phrases with "lame"
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that's lame
qué aburrido
you're so lame
qué soso eres
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