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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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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I understand".
Definitions include: "cutie."
Definitions include: acronym of "away from keyboard."
Definitions include: a metaphorical area that contains the underlying implementation of something - e.g. a piece of hardware, a piece of software, an idea, etc.
Definitions include: acronym for "shut the fuck up".
Definitions include: idiot.
Definitions include: acronym for "what have you done".
Definitions include: to act in an exaggerated style, usually to make people laugh.
Definitions include: a person who has problems using modern technology.
Definitions include: a person who writes (source) code; "programmer".
Definitions include: a hack or involving a hack.
Definitions include: pirated commercial software.
Definitions include: used with a subject matter to refer to a person with deep, expert knowledge of that subject matter.
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: acronym for "Read the fucking manual."

Other terms relating to 'miscellaneous insults (list of)':

Definitions include: a person who speaks favorably about something they have a vested interest in, while pretending to be impartial.
Definitions include: an expression of anger; "bite me"; "fuck off".
Definitions include: a person who isn't good at life.
Definitions include: a feminine female.
Definitions include: a tourist.
Definitions include: an insult to one.
Definitions include: derogatory.
Definitions include: a person who behaves in an exaggerated way simply to attract attention.
Definitions include: a person who talks too much.
Definitions include: with poor personal hygiene / promiscuous / generally gross.
Definitions include: to rapidly inhale a cigarette's fumes.
Definitions include: a person with liberal political beliefs.
Definitions include: a poorly-behaved or immoral person, especially amongst good people.
Definitions include: a stupid person; "moron"; "idiot".
Definitions include: "oaf"; "klutz"; "dope".

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Other terms relating to 'lurk':

Definitions include: to hang out.

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