Lampshade: kinky sex.
Lameshading: To have kinky sex.
Jill: What would you like to do after dinner?
Alex: Figured we could take a long walk on the beach, while watching the sunset go down. Then afterward we could lampshade.
Jill: You're such a dork, can we just skip to the lampshading?
A word used for situations in media- mostly in comics and television- where the concerns, criticisms and arguments of the audience are answered in the text itself to assuage any disbelief and therefore frustration a reader or viewer might possess. By underscoring points of possible contention, usually humorously, the suspension of disbelief is retained.
Often used to account for implausible developments, ridiculous motivations, bizarre twists and illogical situations, a lampshade can also cover obviously cribbed plot elements by having the author acknowledge through a character that "This is just like..."
A lampshade can be used to explain threads that may have lain dormant, and often prods at the fourth wall by having characters address the audience, or realities outside their own existence.
Also known as Spotlighting, sometimes as 'Cousin Larry Trick'. See TVTropes for more information.
GUARD #1: What, ridden on a horse?
GUARD #1: You're using coconuts!
GUARD #1: You've got two empty halves of coconut and you're bangin' 'em together.
-- Monthy Python and the Holy Grail, to lampshade the fact that production could not afford horses for a medieval movie.
"...If you're wondering how he eats and breathes, and other science facts; Just repeat to yourself it's just a show, you should really just relax..."
--From the theme song to Mystery Science Theater 3000, effectively ironing over the pesky scientific impossibilities.
A person who makes you feel less bright (more retarded) when you're around him/her.
Nate: He's a regicidal bigot if I've ever seen one.
John: Stop being a lampshade, you douchebag
A fun thing to put on your head at parties...
Mother: Why is there a lamp shade on your head?
Son: 'Cause I was at a fricken' awesome party!
Slang for a drug/ mental depressant in liquid form. Like codeine mixed with dirty sprite. Makes you feel numb or DIM... Kinda like a lampshade would do!
Me: Retchy brought the Lampshade.
You: Double cup, pour me up! I'm trying to get faded.
A word used to make hyperboles and used in sarcasm
Is that a handbag your carrying?
No, its a lampshade.
(note the sarcasm)
You are as dull as a lampshade!
An expression used to avert awkward situations/conversations.
Girl #1:blah blah
... and then I got my period and my day just got all the way worse...
Andrew: So... what's the deal with lampshades?
When a chick has extreme amount of skin covering her clit
Look at some porn i dunno!