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  • n  disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
  • n  an imperfection or defectiveness
    a stylist noted for the lameness of his plots

  • For 30 years, the company has sold Padma 28 in Switzerland as a remedy for claudication, the lameness that comes from clogged leg arteries.
  • He used no gotcha sound bites, no consultant-driven silliness a fact driven home by the lameness of Palin's snark lines like "Say it ain't so, Joe" and pace, Gipper .
  • Too many network comedies with vast staffs of writers hit the same note of competent lameness.
News & Articles

  • Bob Kahrs: Bovine lameness
    Dear Dr. Bob: Please discuss foot rot and bovine lameness. Answer: Lameness is foot or leg pain associated with movement.
    July 4, 2013 - The St. Augustine Record

  • Tom Anderson in CNN
    So I know alot [sic] of you couldn't check out your profiles and I just want to say sorry for all the lameness on our end,Anderson wrote.
  • Garry Trudeau in
    I never considered NOT writing about the election, but to avoid lameness, I had to predicate it on an outcome,Trudeau wrote in an e-mail to the St. Petersburg Times. "If Obama wins, I'm in the flow and commenting on a genuine phenomenon....
  • Jodie Foster in CBS News
    Foster calls her "Nim's" character "a neurotic. And, it's a whole lot of fun playing somebody so lame. I have to say -- it's a brand new thing. ...... (I had to get in touch with) my inner-lameness!"

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