lamestream

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of lame and mainstream

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Adjective[edit]

lamestream (comparative more lamestream, superlative most lamestream)

  1. (slang, derogatory, usually of media) Mainstream.
    • 1998 October 13, Omoya, “wondering...”, alt.native, Usenet:
      I think my Black Creek ancestors, and current rural Afrindian family members would take issue with being lumped into the prosumer/linear lamestream society...
    • 2008 October 22, Alfred Eugene Pearl, The Gates of Hell, Xulon Press, ISBN 9781606472736, OL 25421803M, page 47:
      Knowing over 90% of Americans believe in God, the lamestream media is complicit in the effort to cover up the intentional subversion of liberty and freedom in this nation that was once the beacon of hope to the rest of the world.
    • 2010 June 1, Sarah Palin, “Is It Any Wonder Why We Call Them “Lame”?”, Facebook, accessed on 2013-01-27:
      Thank goodness for social networking sites like this and new media sites which have allowed us to get around the "lamestream" media and present the facts.

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