Definition of clickbait in English:

clickbait

Line breaks: click|bait
Pronunciation: /ˈklɪkbeɪt
 
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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".

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