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

The meaning of "Lame" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Что значит lame?
A: Lame in this context could mean worth nothing or nothing
Q: Что значит lame?
A: To be bland/boring/dull.
[No excitement or thrill]
[To be weak or injured.]
Q: Что значит lame?
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: Что значит lame?
A: that something is no convincingly (poor) enough,
example: A lame excuse
Q: Что значит lame?
A: Lame is the opposite of cool. Not cool, not fun

Example sentences using "Lame"

Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с lame.
A: 1. poorly-made
"Tina deu uma desculpa esfarrapada sobre seu cachorro e foi para casa mais cedo."
"Tina offered a lame excuse about her dog and went home early."

2. boring
"Nate deixou a festa mais cedo porque estava chata."
"Nate left the party early because it was lame."

3. crippled
"O cavalo teve que ser sacrificado porque estava inválido."
"The horse had to be put down because it was lame."

That last definition isn't really used anymore, but you might see it in old media
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с 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: Покажите мне примеры предложений с lame.
A: "Dude, don't be lame, it will be fun"
"this is really lame, why did I even bother?"
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с 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: В чем разница между lame и limp ?
A: Lame can be used for an animal that cannot walk due to an injury. Or something/someone that you think is unoriginal, not cool, or stupid.
Q: В чем разница между That's so lame. и That's so random. ?
A: something lame is like something boring. something random is something that happens with no context.
Q: В чем разница между lame и mutilate ?
A: I think you mean "maim"?

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

"maim" and "mutilate" are the same and can be used interchangeably.
Q: В чем разница между lame и 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: В чем разница между lame и 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."

Translations of "Lame"

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