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Google bomb

noun
1.
an effort to move a website to the top of search-engine results for a particular word or phrase, by creating a large number of links that contain this search text.
verb (used without object)
2.
to engage in such an effort.
verb (used with object)
3.
to make (a website, person, word, or phrase) a target of a Google bomb: His biography on the Web was Google-bombed with the search word “liar.”.
Also, Google-bomb (for defs 2, 3)
Origin
2000-2005
2000-05; Google (brand name of search engine) + bomb
Related forms
Google bomber, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for google-bombing

google-bombing

noun
1.
(informal) the practice of attempting to affect the ranking of websites provided by the Google website
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