lame excuse

A lame excuse is one that you cannot believe.


She gave some lame excuse about missing the bus.

He said he didn’t go because it was raining, which is a pretty lame excuse if you ask me.

It sounds like a lame excuse, but I never seem to have time to visit.

That’s a lame excuse.

Do you think that’s just a lame excuse or is that true?

Stephen made some lame excuse.