You·​Tub·​er ˈyü-ˈtü-bər How to pronounce YouTuber (audio)
plural YouTubers
: a person who creates and uploads videos on the YouTube online video sharing service
"Chilling," agreed Sommer Tothill, a "writer, TV maker and YouTuber" on the ABC. "How are women ever to smash the glass ceiling when the male gaze simply glazes over us?"Andrew Bolt
Rachel Levin is a beauty influencer known for her YouTube channel, RCLBeauty101. With 2.6 billion views (yes, you read that right) on her channel, she's one of the most popular YouTubers on the planet.Tom Ward
YouTuber Logan Paul stormed out of a press conference with fellow-vlogger KSI, as the pair try to drum up interest in their livestreamed boxing match at Manchester Arena next month.Shona Ghosh

Examples of YouTuber in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Images in the carousel showed the YouTuber getting on one knee to propose to the model in Lake Como, Italy. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 17 May 2024 Before then, lots of eyes will be focused on July’s boxing match stunt between Mike Tyson and YouTuber Jake Paul. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 14 May 2024 Roaring Kitty, a trader and YouTuber with a cult-like following has returned, causing GameStop's stock to jump 50% on Monday. Jonathan Limehouse, USA TODAY, 13 May 2024 Gone are the days when a YouTuber might just want to stick to their initial platform; today, that client might additionally want to start a podcast, have a presence on TikTok and think about reaching their audience on Snapchat. Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 May 2024 However, none of those arrested garnered the outrage inspired by YouTuber Wavy Boats' video capture of the trash dumping incident. Christina Coulter, Fox News, 7 May 2024 For her advocacy efforts, Aina was deemed the NAACP’s first-ever YouTuber of the Year at the 49th NAACP Image Awards. Katcy Stephan, Variety, 22 Apr. 2024 An unapologetically awkward British YouTuber and Hollywood’s unlikely new infatuation, a woman otherwise known as Amelia Dimoldenberg. Kate Lloyd, Vogue, 21 Apr. 2024 The streaming platform has already produced a handful of shows with influencers, including Haters Back Off, a two-season 2016 comedy series featuring YouTuber Colleen Ballinger’s fictional character Miranda Sings. Rachyl Jones, Fortune, 19 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

2006, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of YouTuber was in 2006

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“YouTuber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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