noun[mass noun] informal
(On the Internet) content, especially that of a sensational or provocative nature, whose main purpose is to attract attention and draw visitors to a particular web page: these recent reports of the show’s imminent demise are hyperbolic clickbait [as modifier]: a clickbait article
More example sentences
- They're essentially just clickbait blog posts.
- I'd tell any business to skip the clickbait lists and create something that is genuine and unique.
- My reaction to his article was, "Clickbait".
Definition of clickbait in:
- The US English dictionary