Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Lame"

The meaning of "Lame" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does lame mean?
A: Lame in this context could mean worth nothing or nothing
Q: What does lame mean?
A: To be bland/boring/dull.
[No excitement or thrill]
[To be weak or injured.]
Q: What does lame mean?
A: A slang for something thats not interesting or considered cool. Its used to be a very popular word among teenagers but now its something we almost never use.
"What's your opinion on the school government?"
"They're lame. They never do anything."
Q: What does lame mean?
A: that something is no convincingly (poor) enough,
example: A lame excuse
Q: What does lame mean?
A: Lame is the opposite of cool. Not cool, not fun

Example sentences using "Lame"

Q: Please show me example sentences with lame.
A: 1. That's pretty lame.
2. I don't want to hear your lame excuses.
3. Who's that lame boy?
4. He was lame after the fall.
5. The new Harry Potter movie is pretty lame.
6. That's a lame excuse for giving up the work.
Q: Please show me example sentences with that's so lame.
A: You copied your coursework from Wikipedia? That's so lame.
Q: Please show me example sentences with lame.
A: "Dude, don't be lame, it will be fun"
"this is really lame, why did I even bother?"
Q: Please show me example sentences with lame.
A: @Satoko77: It is most commonly use to describe someone or something that isn't cool. In other words, boring or stale. If your mom gets you a gift for your birthday, and you thought it would be your favorite toy or something, then it turns out to be books for college, that is lame.

Synonyms of "Lame" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between That's so lame. and That's so random. ?
A: something lame is like something boring. something random is something that happens with no context.
Q: What is the difference between lame and mutilate ?
A: I think you mean "maim"?

lame means "uncool"/"tacky"/"unfashionable"

"maim" and "mutilate" are the same and can be used interchangeably.
Q: What is the difference between lame and tacky ?
A: "Tacky" is a lack of good taste or manners.

"He's wearing a tacky Mickey Mouse tie to the important business meeting!"

"When she found out they were paying for dinner, she ordered the most expensive steak. How tacky."

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"Lame" is "uncool" or "unimpressive." (There are some other definitions but not in a sense that compares to "tacky" so I'll leave those out.)

"The fireworks were so lame. There was barely any colour."

"Why are you being so lame? Come to the party with me!"

"I thought my mom was going to lend me her new car but she'll only let me drive the old one. Lame."

[edited to answer your question since you closed it to new replies:]
"Tacky" isn't merely about being inappropriate but more about being really loud / ugly / gaudy.
Q: What is the difference between lame and cheesy ?
A: lame means not cool, or not entertaining.

"Man that movie was lame."
"People who do that are lame."

Cheesy means something that isn't original or dull.

"That was one of the cheesiest jokes I've ever heard."
"He just says cheesy pick up lines all the time."
Q: What is the difference between lame and tacky and cheesy and corny ?
A: Examples: The movie's story was good but the special effects were lame. (Not cool/poor quality)
The bright-colored flower-print curtains look tacky. (Out of place/bad style)
It was really cheesy how everyone hugged each other at the end of the tv show. (ありふれている)

Honestly, I think of corny as similar to cheesy, meaning bad taste or overdone.

Another similar word to these is "campy". Not cool in the sense of being childish or silly. The movie Batman and Robin did not show the seriousness of the heroes and had too much campy humor.

Translations of "Lame"

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