Definition of netroots in English:

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netroots

Pronunciation: /ˈnetro͝ots/

plural noun

chiefly North American
Political activists and campaigners who communicate their message over the Internet, especially via blogs: in the last election, the netroots exerted their influence through prodigious fundraising
More example sentences
  • There may be some space to her left for a strong anti-war Democrat energized by the net roots.
  • In July, a Republican response to the liberal netroots finally arrived.
  • Either way, the point is the same: The netroots won the moment Joe Lieberman felt fear.

Origin

Early 21st century: blend of Internet and grass roots.

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Syllabification: net·roots

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