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spim

[spim] /spɪm/
noun
1.
a type of spam that is sent by means of instant messaging.
verb (used with object), spimmed, spimming.
2.
to send spam to by means of instant messaging.
Also, spIM, SPIM.
Related forms
spimmer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for spim

spim

/spɪm/
noun
1.
unsolicited commercial communications received on a computer via an instant-messaging system
Word Origin
from sp(am) + i(nstant) m(essaging)
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Contemporary definitions for spim
noun

spam sent via an instant messaging system; also written spIM , also called instant spam , IM marketing , messaging spam

Word Origin

1999

Usage Note

spimming, n; spimmer, n

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spim in Technology

messaging
(From spam and IM) Unsolicited commercial messages sent via an instant messaging system, instant messenger spam.
(2008-01-21)

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