What Does Lame Mean?

A term that is widely used in texting and chat, and on social media and elsewhere on the internet, but what does Lame mean in slang?

what does lame mean

Most Common Lame Meaning

Lame means pathetic, unoriginal and lacking in merit.

Using Lame

Lame is used to describe someone or something as pathetic, unoriginal and consequently lacking in merit.


My boss has no idea how lame he looks when he starts dancing on the desks at work.

Alternative Lame Meaning

Being unable to walk without difficulty as the result of an injury or illness affecting the leg or foot.

What Does Lame Mean?

Pathetic, unoriginal and lacking in merit.

Related Slang Terms

CornyUnoriginal and overused.