defriend

verb
de·​friend | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈfrend \
defriending; defriended; defriends

Definition of defriend

transitive verb

: to remove (someone) from a list of designated friends on a social networking website : unfriend Facebook users may also choose to "defriend" any of their previously added friends, at which point that individual will have restricted access to the user's information if privacy settings are enabled.— Rahul S. Chauhan et al. Get rid of all memorabilia of your relationship and defriend your ex's friends and family on Facebook.— Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz

First Known Use of defriend

2004, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about defriend

Dictionary Entries near defriend

defraudment

defray

defrayment

defriend

defrock

defrost

defroster

Statistics for defriend

Last Updated

14 Jan 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for defriend

The first known use of defriend was in 2004

See more words from the same year

Comments on defriend

What made you want to look up defriend? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by fawning attentiveness

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!