GIF

noun \ ˈgif , ˈjif \

Definition of GIF

plural GIFs
: a computer file format for the compression and storage of visual digital information; also : an image or video stored in this format
  • Using emoji, emoticons and GIFs in a texted conversation instantly signals the difference between sincerity and a joke or sarcasm.
  • —Jenna Wortham

Origin and Etymology of gif

graphic interchange format


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