Definition of cybernaut in English:


Syllabification: cy·ber·naut
Pronunciation: /ˈsībərˌnôt, -ˌnät


  • 1A person who wears sensory devices in order to experience virtual reality.
  • 1.1A person who uses the Internet.
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    • When his connection package arrived, the fledgling cybernaut followed the enclosed instructions to the letter - but to no avail.
    • Some cybernauts said they weren't even clear on Zhao's contribution, but were nonetheless indignant at attempts to sweep under the rug the death of a man who played such an important historical role.
    • Other news from Camp I, Vernon Tejas reports to all cybernauts out there that the team's pull through the Icefall yesterday was completed in a very timely fashion.


1990s: from cyber-, on the pattern of astronaut and aeronaut.

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