netizen

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noun net·i·zen \ˈne-tə-zən also -sən\

Definition of netizen

  1. :  an active participant in the online community of the Internet

Examples of netizen in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of netizen

blend of net and citizen


First Known Use: 1984

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NETIZEN Defined for English Language Learners

netizen

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noun net·i·zen \ˈne-tə-zən also -sən\

Definition of netizen for English Language Learners

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


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