Definition of Facebook in English:

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Facebook

Pronunciation: /ˈfāsbo͝ok/

verb

[no object]
1Spend time using the social networking website Facebook: If the boss knew how much time you spent shopping online or Facebooking, do you think he or she would be happy?
More example sentences
  • Former members, including some who never made it through training, are contacting each other: phoning, emailing, Facebooking just to talk about Sparky.
  • The day started off slow, breaky, facebooking about the announcement (which is awesome).
  • Right now, Serena and I are watching a Christmas movie, while blogging, facebooking, emailing.
1.1 [with object] Contact (someone) via Facebook: Jean Facebooked me later
More example sentences
  • Instead me and Al just commented on the whole class via facebooking each other from right next to one another.
  • So, People of Highschool, feel free to continue Facebooking me.
  • I think its important to emphasize that you've described a consumer device / application that works great for Twittering your friends, or Facebooking your girlfriend or typing a note to Grandma - but not necessarily a business tool.

Derivatives

Facebooker

noun
Example sentences
  • You can even choose to 'block' any fellow Facebooker who becomes bothersome.
  • Take a quiz that tells it you what kind of Facebooker you are to make sure you aren't doing the annoying things.
  • If you're a Facebooker you are sure to enjoy this exhibit.

Origin

Early 21st century: from Facebook, the proprietary name of the social networking website.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Face·book

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