Definition of netizen in English:


Line breaks: neti|zen
Pronunciation: /ˈnɛtɪzn


  • A user of the Internet, especially a habitual or keen one: we look at how the new generation of commercial Web browsers can help Netizens surf the world
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    • Because server logs at destination sites show only the IP address of the proxy server, and not the end user, some hackers and privacy-conscious netizens catalog open proxies and use them to anonymize their surfing.
    • The Danes are the world's keenest netizens, while the US has the biggest percentage of women online, a survey out today claims.
    • Last week the US Department of Justice issued a special report on phishing to acquaint netizens with the warning signs of the spoofed email messages.


1990s: blend of net1 and citizen.

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