Definition of lamestream in English:



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



/ˈlāmˌstrēm/ /ˈleɪmˌstrim/


Early 21st century blend of lame and mainstream.