Definition of cyberpunk in English:


Line breaks: cyber|punk
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪbəpʌŋk


[mass noun]
  • A genre of science fiction set in a lawless subculture of an oppressive society dominated by computer technology.
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    • It's this sinister sparkle that has drawn me to the genre of cyberpunk in fiction, film, and even to an extent in music, for many years.
    • The emphasis is on rebuilding society, rather than cyberpunk's appetite for destruction.
    • What is the difference between playing pinball games and video games, snowboarding and surfing, or reading cyberpunk vs. traditional science fiction?

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