Synonyms of lame in English:

lame


See definition of lame

adjective

1‘a lame and sickly child’

SYNONYMS

limping, hobbling

crippled, game, disabled, incapacitated, handicapped, debilitated, infirm, deformed, mutilated, maimed, defective

informal gammy

euphemistic physically challenged

archaic halt

ANTONYMS

able-bodied

2‘a lame excuse’

SYNONYMS

feeble, weak, thin, flimsy, transparent, poor, puny

unconvincing, implausible, unlikely, hollow, hard to believe

informal pathetic, half-baked, hard to swallow

ANTONYMS

convincing, persuasive