lamely lamely  /ˈleɪm li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a weak and unconvincing manner

Usage(s):

  1. And for five seasons, we answered lamely, offering arguments about economic priorities or drug policy, debating theoreticals within our tangled little drama.
  2. The up-tempo title track barrels at you with the charm of a truck ad, while the lamely worded ballads float away without carrying any real emotion.

News

  • Girl in a Coma Singer Nina Díaz' Spiritual Makeover

    “What’s up with Nina?” I asked Faith Radle, Girl in a Coma’s manager, looking at the band’s lead singer, Nina Díaz. It was pouring rain that afternoon in late May, but we were safely sheltered at the ballroom of the Omni Hotel, minutes after Judge Nelson Wolff gave his State of the County address and seconds before I lamely asked, “Is she going to the gym, or something?” Before Radle could ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: San Antonio Current

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