Definitions

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  • n. a bot that roams a distributive network (especially the Internet) to gather or distribute information

Etymologies

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know +‎ -bot

Examples

  • A true computer nerd might say: "I talked with him for six months on Compuserve, then we finally got some good face time at Comdex in Vegas." knowbot ` A smart software package that acts like a robot. '

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 3

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  • Rhymes with robot.

    February 2, 2013