As the internet has become the way we communicate and has created new ways to communicate, new net lingo nouns, verbs and adjectives have been invented to express ourselves in our brave new world more accurately. New netlingo nouns that have come into regular use on the internet are ubiquitous and added to every day.
netlingo nouns – a sample
An act or instance of buying out a company primarily for the skills and expertise of its staff, rather than for the products or services it supplies
An act of thrusting one’s clenched fist up into the air, typically as a gesture of triumph or elation:
“The baseball game win was celebrated with air punches by the crowd.”
Term for man hug.
“They greeting each other with a little bro hug.”
A person who cancels or forgoes a pay television subscription or landline phone connection in favor of an alternative Internet-based or wireless service.
An unmanned, remote-controlled helicopter with six rotors
An article on the Internet presented in the form of a numbered or bullet-pointed list.
A growth of hair on a man’s neck, especially when regarded as indicative of poor grooming.
This is a new word not because of the presence of the internet or the power of the millennial generation to create new concepts, trends and words, but because this little animal was only discovered recently and needed a name! An Olinguito is a small nocturnal tree-dwelling mammal living in cloud forests of Colombia and Ecuador. First described in 2013, it is the smallest member of the raccoon family.
Extreme dislike of beards.
As the internet has become the way we communicate and has created new ways to communicate, new netlingo nouns, verbs and adjectives have been invented to express ourselves int he brave new world more accurately. New netlingo nouns that have come into regular use on the internet are ubiquitous and added to every day.