Definition of Facebook in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪsbʊk/


[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?
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  • 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
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  • 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.
1.2 [with object] Post (information or a piece of data) on Facebook: I just Facebooked the link to this video
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  • I would not have known that Karina had written it unless someone had Facebooked it.
  • When my wife passed it on to one of her friends, she passed it along to her friend, who lives in the neighborhood, and she Facebooked it back to my wife.
  • So now I'm tweeting and facebooking where my next stop is going to be and I'm telling them how long it's going to take me to get there.



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.


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

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