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Definition of lamer

lamer

noun

  • An annoying fool; idiot. (Used extensively on IRC).
    He is such a lamer.

    Last edited on Mar 03 1999. Submitted by Steve C. from Australia on Mar 03 1999.

  • A geek or social loser. Also used as Lame-ass. Origin: Hackerspeak.
    He is such a lamer.

    Last edited on Dec 18 2000. Submitted by Allen G. on Dec 18 2000.

  • a person unskilled in computer use. Contract with elite.

    Last edited on Aug 14 2009. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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Definitions include: "cutie."
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Definitions include: an emphatic "Okay," via a doubled "k".
Definitions include: the accepted etiquette on the internet.
Definitions include: used at the end of text-based communication to indicate that the content was sarcastic.
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Definitions include: a piece of non-functioning or outdated equipment that is inexplicably kept on premises - perhaps to serve as a doorstop.
Definitions include: a project that is capable of consuming a practically unlimited amount of time.
Definitions include: "benchmark".
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Other terms relating to 'lame':

Definitions include: boring, dull, uninspired.
Definitions include: a disliked person.
Definitions include: an unintelligent person.
Definitions include: a lame person.
Definitions include: something lame.
Definitions include: acronym for "lame-ass mother fucker".

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