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Definition of webspeak

webspeak

noun

  • the words and phrases that are (mostly) unique to communication on the world wide web. (LOL, ROFL, fail, win, etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Epic Win", Slate, Christopher Beam, Oct 15 2008 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Apr 14 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Apr 14 2010.

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: to change something in a small, mindless way.
Definitions include: the accepted etiquette on the internet.
Definitions include: acronym for "life protip".
Definitions include: to do an internet search on someone or something.
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 smoke marijuana.
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: A synonym of "swap in".
Definitions include: a single element in a graphical user interface.
Definitions include: acronym for "fuck my life."
Definitions include: acronym for "For The Loss."
Definitions include: software that has had features disabled to entice people to upgrade to a for-pay or more expensive version.
Definitions include: abbreviated form of "shoot 'em up".
Definitions include: "screenshot".
Definitions include: money.

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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: a variant of written language that replaces letters with similar looking numbers or symbols, or similar sounding letter combinations.
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.

Other terms relating to 'web':

Definitions include: a person who is famous due to their world-wide web presence.
Definitions include: acronym for "search the fucking web".
Definitions include: a seminar conducted over the web.
Definitions include: a (usually short) episode of a television program available via the web.

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