Definition of "lamer" []

  • Slang A person regarded as inept or ineffectual. (noun)
  • Disabled or crippled in the legs or feet (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Painful or weak (adjective)
  • Weak; unconvincing (adjective)
  • Not effective or enthusiastic (adjective)
  • Conventional or uninspiring (adjective)
  • To make lame (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "lamer" in a sentence
  • "Tom S: you’re right: what makes the Giuliani campaign’s lame disclaimers about Rudy’s ISG-ducking even lamer is the fact that unless Mr.G. has suddenly developed clairvoyant powers (à la Johnny Smith) he couldn’t know what the ISG’s report would say (and, IIRC, there was a lot of speculation pre-release that it would be a “stay-the-course” whitewash of Administration policy)."
  • "If you went to a LAN with your laptop five years ago you'd probably get a bunch of people calling you 'lamer' or 'noob', laughing at your weak-as-a-kitten integrated graphics and underwhelming processing grunt."
  • "The first couple of tracks do not sound like the Oneida we now know and love, but almost like some kind of lamer sub-Mercury Rev outfit."