Definitions

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  • n. The Internet, typically used in a jocular or sarcastic manner by more experienced Internet users, especially as a mockery of the less experienced when used with 'teh'.
  • n. A connection between a network of Internets (Interplanetary)

Etymologies

Blend of Internet and web ("World Wide Web"). The first use of this phrase is disputed. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Those phrases are so 2006. Everybody says series of tubes now. Where have you been? ;-)

    April 9, 2007

  • I like internets better myself

    April 9, 2007

  • It just sounds better to me "the interwebs" vs the singular, but who am I to argue with wikipedia...?

    April 9, 2007