lame
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lame(
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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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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