404 error


[fawr-oh-fawr, fohr-oh-fohr]
Also called 404 error. Computers. an error message sent by a web server to a browser when the user has typed an incorrect URL, tried to access a Web page that is no longer available, or clicked on a broken link on a Web page: They must have taken down their website; I keep getting that annoying “404 - File Not Found” message.
Slang. a person who is stupid or uninformed.
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404 (ˌfɔːəʊˈfɔː)
slang a stupid or ineffectual person
[C21: from the World Wide Web error message `404 Not Found']

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