netiquette


net·i·quette

noun \ˈne-ti-kət, -ˌket\

: rules about the proper and polite way to communicate with other people when you are using the Internet

Full Definition of NETIQUETTE

:  etiquette governing communication on the Internet

Examples of NETIQUETTE

  1. Writing an e-mail message in all capital letters is considered a breach of netiquette because it looks like you are shouting.

Origin of NETIQUETTE

blend of net and etiquette
First Known Use: 1982

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Ethernet, intercept

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