Meaning of lamestream in English:


Pronunciation /ˈleɪmstriːm/


informal US
  • Used to refer disparagingly to the mainstream media.

    • ‘why has the lamestream media been so silent on the issue?’
    • ‘lamestream propaganda’
    • ‘If the lamestream news did its job informing people, the Patriot Act would have got shot down in Congress.’
    • ‘He obviously hasn't done his homework, yet goes on lamestream TV to demonstrate to the world his complete ignorance.’
    • ‘The lamestream media is still making excuses.’
    • ‘Why has the lamestream media been so silent on the issue?’
    • ‘The lamestream media is going to spin their stories and give us false newscasts.’
    • ‘Nobody in the lamestream media bothers to explain all the intricacies of Fiji's political life.’
    • ‘Most of the lamestream is acting as if the talks are real.’
    • ‘Even the lamestream is burying the confession.’
    • ‘The lamestream is blowing this all out of proportion.’
    • ‘Did you see any of these pictures on the lamestream news? Of course not.’
    normal, conventional, ordinary, orthodox, conformist, accepted, established, recognized, common, usual, prevailing, popular


Early 21st century blend of lame and mainstream.