instant messaging

noun

Definition of instant messaging

  1. :  a means or system for transmitting electronic messages instantly

instant message

noun or verb

1995

First Known Use of instant messaging

1995


INSTANT MESSAGING Defined for English Language Learners

instant messaging

noun

Definition of instant messaging for English Language Learners

  • : a system for sending messages quickly over the Internet from one computer to another computer


INSTANT MESSAGING Defined for Kids

instant messaging

noun instant mes·sag·ing \-ˈme-si-jiŋ\

Definition of instant messaging for Students

  1. :  a system for sending messages quickly over the Internet from one computer to another


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