Definition of wiki in English:


Syllabification: wi·ki
Pronunciation: /ˈwikē


A website that allows collaborative editing of its content and structure by its users.
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  • At the heart of this movement are wikis, web sites that allow users to directly edit any web page with one click of the mouse.
  • And I have a sneaky suspicion that the same goes for most other examples of participative media, from blogs to tags to wikis to whatever.
  • There are instructions on the report website on how to request access to the wiki.


coined by programmer Ward Cunningham (1949–), from Hawaiian wiki-wiki 'quick-quick'.

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