Lamer

A slang term used to describe a user who is uneducated in a given topic area or one who behaves stupidly when involved in online communities. The word most often associated with and used in place of newbie. Similar slang terms include llama, which is specifically used in online gaming chat roomsand on multiplayer game servers.

Also see “All About Multiplayer PC Gaming” in Webopedia’s Did You Know…? section.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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