Definition of infonaut in English:

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infonaut

Pronunciation: /ˈinfōˌnôt/

noun

informal
A frequent user of the Internet.
Example sentences
  • Dot-coms appeared poised to transform us all into ravenous infonauts, purchasing products, downloading content and surfing the Net all at gigabit-per-second rates to a realm of unparalleled prosperity.
  • The infonauts have been using their new medium to create the mass-media version we will use fifteen years from now.
  • An infonaut is a voyager on the infobahn.

Origin

1990s: from information, on the pattern of astronaut.

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Syllabification: in·fo·naut

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