This page is about the slang term lame


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
a) both the song and the video b) the song only c) the video only

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Contributor: Matt Errey