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  • adv. In the manner of one who is lame.
  • adv. In a foolish or ineffective way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a lame, crippled, disabled, or imperfect manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a lame or halting manner; like a cripple: as, to waik lamely.
  • Imperfectly; unsatisfactorily; weakly; feebly: as, a figure lamely drawn; a scene lamely described: an argument lamely conducted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a weak and unconvincing manner

Etymologies

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lame +‎ -ly

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