netspeak

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netspeak (ˈnɛtˌspiːk)
 
n
informal the jargon, abbreviations, and emoticons typically used by frequent internet users
 
[C20: from (inter)net + -speak]

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Main Entry:  Netspeak1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the language and characteristic mode of speaking peculiar to the Internet and online communication, esp. acronyms and shorthand used in posts and chatrooms
Usage:  computing
Main Entry:  Netspeak2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the language and characteristic mode of speaking by those working at television networks
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