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Definition of webspeak



  • 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 kill, usually with a firearm.
Definitions include: the Everquest videogame.
Definitions include: a metaphorical hammer that is wielded by operators or moderators when banning one or more users from an online community.
Definitions include: something that indicates poor choices made elsewhere in a code base.
Definitions include: acronym for "rolling on floor laughing my ass off".
Definitions include: the real world, as opposed to the "virtual" world of computers, also known as cyberspace.
Definitions include: code whose overall structure is difficult to understand.
Definitions include: "I see".
Definitions include: an underpowered computer.
Definitions include: acronym for "friend of a friend".
Definitions include: a session of communication that has little information relative to its time-length.
Definitions include: to write a spec (specification.)
Definitions include: a person who over-designs technical solutions, especially related to programming.
Definitions include: acronym for "bulletin board system".
Definitions include: shortened form of "message".

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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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