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Definition of lame

lame

adjective

  • boring, dull, uninspired.
    The party was lame.
    Her spring fashion line is pretty lame.
                                                                    

                                                                                                          

    Citation from "The Inner Circle", The Office (TV), Season 7 Episode 23 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                    

                                                                                                    

                                                 

    Citation from "The Hand That Rocks the Wheelchair", Family Guy (TV), Season 9 Episode 12 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
    You ARE So lame.
    • See more words with the same meaning: boring.

    Last edited on Apr 09 2013. Submitted by Kevyn J. from Manhattan, KS, USA on Jul 07 1998.

  • bad, generally displeasing.
    The movie was lame.

    Last edited on Mar 10 2010. Submitted by Kevyn J. from Manhattan, KS, USA on Jul 07 1998.

  • unconvincing.
    That is the lamest excuse I've ever heard.

    Last edited on Mar 10 2010. Submitted by Kenton H. from Gaithersburg, MD, USA on Jan 01 2000.

  • uncool.
    Pretending to be something you're not is lame.
    Her ex-boyfriend was so lame!
                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from Toyota Highlander commercial censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 11 2011. Submitted by Kenton H. from Gaithersburg, MD, USA on Jan 01 2000.

noun

  • an unwise person.
    That lame has no clue - I bet he's an easy mark.

    Last edited on Mar 10 2010. Submitted by CW from London, ON, Canada on Oct 19 2006.

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Other terms relating to 'lame':

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