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Definition of 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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Definitions include: "non-nude".
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Definitions include: acronym for "in my opinion".
Definitions include: acronym for "best friend forever" or "best friends forever".
Definitions include: the World Wide Web.
Definitions include: to search the world wide web for references that would enlarge a person's ego.
Definitions include: one unit of approval of something posted to the web.
Definitions include: a person who writes (source) code; "programmer".
Definitions include: acronym for "way to go".
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Definitions include: software that was purchased or written, but never used.
Definitions include: in a discussion forum, an acrimonious dispute.

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Definitions include: a person who imitates others, especially in fashion, tastes, etc.
Definitions include: a person without cable television.
Definitions include: an expression of anger; "bite me"; "fuck off".
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Definitions include: someone who is new to a particular group, activity, game, field of study, etc.
Definitions include: a feminine female.
Definitions include: general derogatory term for a female.
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Definitions include: a person who has problems using modern technology.
Definitions include: to take advantage of.
Definitions include: a total failure.
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Definitions include: acronym for "dear partner", i.e. one's unmarried significant other.
Definitions include: An acronym has been invented for the term, but long after the term entered use: "Beautiful Intellectuals That Cause Hard-ons."

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Other terms relating to 'lurk':

Definitions include: to hang out.

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