Definition of chatterbot in English:


Syllabification: chat·ter·bot
Pronunciation: /ˈCHatərˌbät


  • A computer program designed to interact with people by simulating human conversation.
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    • And even there, some of the chatterbot programs are mighty hard to tell from real people.
    • A long line of ever-more-sophisticated chatterbots - from the famous psychoanalysis program in the 1960s to present-day online ‘personas’ with monikers like Ramona and Jabberwock - have failed to pass the test.
    • This chatterbot has the ability to learn from you.


1990s: blend of chatter and (ro)bot.

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