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  • n. A person who contributes to Wikipedia, especially a regular contributor versed in the ways of the site.
  • adj. Of or relating to Wikipedia.


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Wikipedia +‎ -ian (compare encyclopaedist)



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  • WORD: Wikipedian


    ' Thomsen, 74, a retired computer programmer from Fairmount, is the king of the Philadelphia Wikipedia world. With more than 120,000 edits and an eagerness to dive deep into the details of the digital encyclopedia, Thomsen spends about 10 hours each weekday behind the scenes to make the site better.

    ' "You get caught up in this whole concept that this thing is not as well-organized as it should be, and I'm going to do better," he said.

    ' Thomsen's edits, which put him in the top 200 of Wikipedians, escape the spotlight reserved for prolific article creators, but are crucial for the success of the site, observers said.

    --- " Philadelphian is a king of Wikipedia editors "

    Theodore Schleifer, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer, September 2, 2013

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