bzzzt, wrong

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bzzzt, wrong definition

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/bzt rong/ (Usenet, Internet) From the flim "Dead Poets Society", spoofing quiz shows such as "Truth or Consequences" where an incorrect answer earns a blast from the buzzer.
An expression of mock-rude disagreement, often following a quote from another poster in a forum. The less abbreviated "*Bzzzzt*, wrong, but thank you for playing" is also common.
[Jargon File]
(2009-10-28)

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