Definition of chatbot in English:


Syllabification: chat·bot
Pronunciation: /ˈCHatbät


A computer program designed to simulate conversation with human users, especially over the Internet: chatbots often treat conversations like they’re a game of tennis: talk, reply, talk, reply
More example sentences
  • The Turing test has supposedly been passed by chat bots.
  • If you're not on your guard, it's extremely easy to get fooled - at least temporarily - by a chatbot.
  • Artificial-intelligence experts tend to pooh-pooh chatbots, because they argue that they're not "real" intelligence.


1990s from chat1 and bot2.

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