Definitions

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  • noun informal The language used on the Internet or in cyberspace.

Etymologies

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cyber- +‎ speak

Examples

  • I've long been fond of Heather McHugh's poetry, and have even longer been fond of collage-type poems, so I was particularly delighted to read her collage-poem of cyberspeak, "Hackers Can Sidejack Cookies" in a recent issue of The New Yorker:A beige toaster is a maggotbox.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • I've long been fond of Heather McHugh's poetry, and have even longer been fond of collage-type poems, so I was particularly delighted to read her collage-poem of cyberspeak, "Hackers Can Sidejack Cookies" in a recent issue of The New Yorker:A beige toaster is a maggotbox.

    "Hackers Can Sidejack Cookies" by Heather McHugh

  • Perhaps more attentive to grammar and less likely to use cutesy cyberspeak, heh. older bloggers expound on topics as varied as poetry and politics, gardening and grandmothering.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Sez Tom: "See how comfortable I am with this cyberspeak now!"

    November 2006

  • Sez Tom: "See how comfortable I am with this cyberspeak now!"

    SF Tidbits for 11/24/06

  • In the fall of 1995 the group sent unsolicited messages (or "spams," in cyberspeak) to nearly 100 special-interest Usenet groups.

    Blaming The Web

  • One of the pleasures of reading most of the comments by older users is seeing the care they take in actually communicating with others, instead of relying on cryptic abbreviations like OMG or LOL – oh, my God and laugh out loud in cyberspeak.

    You’re never too old for Facebook | Sync Blog

  • Poetry News: I've long been fond of Heather McHugh's poetry, and have even longer been fond of collage-type poems, so I was particularly delighted to read her collage-poem of cyberspeak, "Hackers Can Sidejack Cookies" in a recent issue of The New Yorker: A beige toaster is a maggotbox.

    GotPoetry.com News

  • lol it just looks wrong capitalized; like other vocabulary forged in cyberspeak it carries content indivisible from its form is traveling the path that OK took in the late nineteenth century.

    The English Is Coming!

  • lol it just looks wrong capitalized; like other vocabulary forged in cyberspeak it carries content indivisible from its form is traveling the path that OK took in the late nineteenth century.

    The English Is Coming!

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