knowbie


knowbie
n.
A knowledgeable and experienced Internet user.
Example Citation:
"The best method for learning your way around the Internet is to read as much as you can (especially the Frequently Asked Questions lists associated with some Web sites, mailing lists, and newsgroups), learn the ins and outs of Netiquette, and to ask questions. Thus does the 'newbie' turn into a 'knowbie'."
Notes:
This word is a play on newbie, a common term for an neophyte Internet user. (Once used only in the Usenet realm, but now applicable to the Internet as a whole.)
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New words. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • knowbie — n. person who is knowledgeable about and understands the Internet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • power newbie — n. A newbie who actively seeks knowledge in an effort to become a knowbie. Example Citation: The road from newbie to knowbie requires an intermediate stage: the power newbie . Related Words: knowbie luser newbie Categories: Internet …   New words

  • Internet — altmetrics ambient findability arachnerd bid shielding bitcom black hole resort blog blogosphere …   New words

  • People — 99er adultescent agritourist alpha earner alpha geek alpha girl alpha pup altruistic donor …   New words

  • luser — (LOO.zur) n. A person who doesn t have the faintest idea what they re doing and who, more importantly, refuses to do anything about it. [Blend of loser and user.] Example Citation: Conceived and maintained by a contract programmer in Redmond,… …   New words

  • newbie — n. A new or inexperienced user, especially one who is ignorant of netiquette and other online proprieties. Example Citation: There is nothing inherently bad about being an inexperienced user. It s only when the inexperienced ignore those rules… …   New words


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