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Definition of click-bait

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: acronym for "rolling on the floor laughing".
Definitions include: a type of shareware that interrupts use of the software to display a message asking the user to "register" the software (i.e. pay for it.)
Definitions include: a comment that usually serves no other purpose above telling listeners (or more often: readers) that the speaker (writer) is in the technological "in group".
Definitions include: to add something to the beginning; "prefix".
Definitions include: to pester or annoy.
Definitions include: an attractive person.
Definitions include: acronym for "rolling on floor laughing".
Definitions include: the real world, as opposed to the "virtual" world of computers, also known as cyberspace.
Definitions include: "ask me anything".
Definitions include: a set of information services available to subscribers only.
Definitions include: person who engages in computer security breaching through use of widely available prepackaged exploiting utilities, for recreational purposes and without significant low-level knowledge of computer security.
Definitions include: to transform data in an irreversible way.
Definitions include: a computer whose security has been compromised, and is then used to perform computer misdeeds, such as sending spam or performing denial-of-service attacks.
Definitions include: acronym for "kiss my teeth".
Definitions include: acronym for "my life is great".

Slang terms with the same root words

Other terms relating to 'bait':

Definitions include: a person who reports the misdeeds of another; "snitch"; "tattle-tale".
Definitions include: to tell on someone; "snitch".
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: a post to a discussion forum that is intended to incite flames.
Definitions include: a person under the age of consent for sex - i.e. you would probably be sent to jail for having sex with them
Definitions include: acronym for jail bait.
Definitions include: take a shit.
Definitions include: do not mess with underage girls.
Definitions include: a load of feces

Other terms relating to 'click':

Definitions include: one kilometer.
Definitions include: remote control, usually for a television.
Definitions include: a full set of dentures.
Definitions include: to masturbate.
Definitions include: Buying something online that you can't, or don't want to explain.
Definitions include: a greeting similar in form to "What's up?" or "What's crackin'?", but more related to new trends on the Internet.

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