Definition of Wikipedian in English:

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Wikipedian

Pronunciation: /wɪkɪˈpiːdɪən/

noun

A person who contributes to the collaboratively written online encyclopedia Wikipedia, especially on a regular basis: to committed Wikipedians, the site is the embodiment of an ideology of free information for all
More example sentences
  • By the way, we like the offbeat articles: no Wikipedian sneers at them.
  • The argument against would be summed up by a Wikipedian in two words: "not notable".
  • You recall the central Wikipedian directive: "Be bold."

adjective

Relating to the collaboratively written online encyclopedia Wikipedia: Wikipedian ideals
More example sentences
  • In December 2003 he stood to become a Wikipedian administrator with access to technical features that help with maintaining the site.
  • They identified 10 quality issues faced by the Wikipedian community, including accuracy, completeness, and consistency, indicating Wikipedians' concern for ensuring article quality.
  • The case study's broader context is the battle between the Inclusionists and the Deletionists for Wikipedia's destiny and, more broadly still, the emergence of the Wikipedian bureaucracy.

Origin

Early 21st century: from Wikipedia (from wiki + encyclopedia), the proprietary name of the online encyclopedia.

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