Definition of clickbait in English:

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clickbait

Pronunciation: /ˈklikbāt/

noun

informal
(On the Internet) content whose main purpose is to attract attention and encourage visitors to click on a link to a particular web page: these recent reports of the show’s imminent demise are hyperbolic clickbait [as modifier]: a clickbait article
More example sentences
  • They're essentially just clickbait blog posts.
  • I'd tell any business to skip the clickbait lists and create something that is genuine and unique.
  • My reaction to his article was, "Clickbait".

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Syllabification: click·bait

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