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This page is about the slang term lame

Meaning: bad, weak, of poor quality

For example:

  • We saw this really lame movie last night. It was so boring we couldn't wait for it to finish.

  • Gerry didn't come to work again today. He had another lame excuse - this time about having a headache or whatever.

Quick Quiz:

Matt said the song was great and the video was lame. He liked

a. both the song and the video

b. the song only

c. the video only

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Contributor: Matt Errey