lame lame  /ˈleɪm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who doesn't understand what is going on
  2. (n) a fabric interwoven with threads of metal
  3. (v) deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg
  4. (adj) pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness
  5. (adj) disabled in the feet or legs

Usage(s):

  1. That's important: one reason so many cell phones are lame is that cell-phone-service providers hobble developers with lame rules about what they can and can't do.
  2. Lame lame lame lame lame! Not even funny or cute.
  3. Lame-Duck Parade The Administration was giving proper care and feeding to the Democrats defeated in last autumn's Republican landslide.

News

  1. Lame Deer woman sentenced for fatal DUI crash

    A 38-year-old Lame Deer woman with four previous DUI convictions in tribal court has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for a June 2012 drunken driving crash that killed one relativ
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Montana Kaimin

  2. Thought Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ Cover Was Lame? Design Your Own!

    If you thought Kanye West’s upcoming Yeezus album debuted some pretty lame cover-art, you can have a chance to design it for yourself. Okay, so it’s not official. Still, graphic design marketplace 99designs is holding an independent contest to create a cover design for Yeezus. The leaked cover for Ye’s newest album shows the disk with a [...] Thought Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ Cover Was Lame? Design ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Hear Lame Drivers' Brazen Basement-Rock Outburst 'Other Side'

    In anticipation of their innovative, forthcoming Flexi-Book project (a five-disc art book hybrid that you can also play on your turntable), Lame Drivers have shared "Other Side," a sepia-drenched, three-minute stretch of rollicking basement rock that befits both cranked-up stereos and aimless cruises down empty highways...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Spin

Quotes

  1. "They're using me to publicize their stupid shoes and NOBODY ASKED ME," Cody wrote on her MySpace blog Friday. "I would never consent to a lame publicity stunt at a time when I already want to hide."
    on Feb 23, 2008 By: Diablo Cody Source: TheShowBuzz

  2. Desormeaux said Big Brown "was in no way, shape or form lame or sore. But there's something amiss, probably just tired."
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: Kent Desormeaux Source: USA Today

  3. "You might be a lame duck," PETA President Ingrid Newkirk said in a letter to Bush, "but you still have the power to help lame turkeys."
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Ingrid Newkirk Source: International Herald Tribune

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