netizen


net·i·zen

noun \ˈne-tə-zən also -sən\

: a person who actively uses the Internet especially in a proper and responsible way

Full Definition of NETIZEN

:  an active participant in the online community of the Internet

Examples of NETIZEN

  1. <the dismaying rudeness that so many netizens exhibit while online>

Origin of NETIZEN

blend of net and citizen
First Known Use: 1984

Related to NETIZEN

Other Telecommunications Terms

Ethernet, intercept

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