Definition of Wikipedian in English:

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Pronunciation: /wikəˈpēdēən/


A person who contributes to the collaboratively written online encyclopedia Wikipedia, especially on a regular basis: to committed Wikipedians, the site is the embodiment of an ideology of free information for all
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  • By the way, we like the offbeat articles: no Wikipedian sneers at them.
  • The argument against would be summed up by a Wikipedian in two words: "not notable".
  • You recall the central Wikipedian directive: "Be bold."


Relating to the collaboratively written online encyclopedia Wikipedia: Wikipedian ideals
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  • In December 2003 he stood to become a Wikipedian administrator with access to technical features that help with maintaining the site.
  • They identified 10 quality issues faced by the Wikipedian community, including accuracy, completeness, and consistency, indicating Wikipedians' concern for ensuring article quality.
  • The case study's broader context is the battle between the Inclusionists and the Deletionists for Wikipedia's destiny and, more broadly still, the emergence of the Wikipedian bureaucracy.


Early 21st century: from Wikipedia (from wiki and encyclopedia), the proprietary name of the online encyclopedia.

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Syllabification: Wi·ki·pe·di·an

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