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Definition of leet speak

leet speak

noun - uncountable

  • a variant of written language that replaces letters with similar looking numbers or symbols, or similar sounding letter combinations. The original purpose was allegedly to bypass filters and to send "secret" messages.

    Examples:
    Leet -> l337

    fear me -> ph3ar m3
    Example sentence:
    Could you please stop typing in leet speak?
    It's so annoying when people use leet speak.

    Last edited on May 07 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 07 2011.

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Other terms relating to 'elite':

Definitions include: "elite".
Definitions include: "elite."
Definitions include: a variation of leetspeak using no letters with the deliberate intention of being difficult to read
Definitions include: very good.
Definitions include: the leet spelling of "elite".
Definitions include: Elite.
Definitions include: a l33t hax0r.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: a form of chat writing in which letters are replaced with similar-looking numbers and punctuation.

Other terms relating to 'speak':

Definitions include: speech commonly found in corporations, often filled with buzzwords, jargon, and "verbed" nouns.
Definitions include: technical language.
Definitions include: a form of chat writing in which letters are replaced with similar-looking numbers and punctuation.
Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: said when a person who was recently being discussed appears.
Definitions include: to be able to use the terminology used in a particular line of work, field of business, field of study, etc.
Definitions include: to have the same beliefs.
Definitions include: the words and phrases that are (mostly) unique to communication on the world wide web.

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