As the internet has become the way we communicate and has created new ways to communicate, new netlingo verbs, nouns and adjectives have been invented to express ourselves in our brave new world more accurately. New netlingo verbs that have come into regular use on the internet are ubiquitous and added to every day.
Dox means: looking for dirt about famous figures, and also individuals you want to malign – and then publishing it on the internet. Ugly stuff.
To inhale and exhale the vapor produced by an electronic cigarette.
Watching multiple episodes of a TV series in a short amount of time.
To relax, to be inactive, to decide to do nothing at all,
To Tweet about an event as it is happening.
This is describing how a man explains something to someone – usually a female/wife/girlfriend – in a patronizing way. Fro example, how to buy a car, how to use an app, etc.
Gin (someone or something up)
To gin someone up is to inspire or elicit strong feelings in someone for something or someone. to gin something up is to increase or create something, usually by questionable means.
Direct messaging on Twitter
To put googly eyes and make a ‘face’ on an inanimate object – i.e. a piece of fruit, a potato.
This is slang to describe someone eating food in a greedy, unattractive way.
As the internet has become the way we communicate, it has also created new realities that require words that describe them. The Internet has led to new ways of communicating, as in social media, chatrooms, etc.New netlingo verbs nouns and adjectives have been invented to express ourselves in our brave new world more accurately. These netlingo verbs listed have come into regular use on the internet and have also entered into our everyday spoken English.