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Definition of a lurker

lurker

noun

  • peeping tom.
    We can't park here, there are too many lurkers.

    Last edited on Nov 26 1999. Submitted by Patrick B. from River Ridge, LA, USA on Nov 26 1999.

  • Someone who browses internet forums, but does not contribute to the discussion by adding their own posts or new threads.

    Last edited on Sep 30 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Sep 30 2010.

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