Definition of YouTube in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞oˌt(y)o͞ob/


[with object]
1Upload a video of (someone or something) to the video-sharing website YouTube: Obama’s inaugural will be the first to be YouTubed.
More example sentences
  • The tape was discovered by schoolmates, who YouTubed it.
  • Please tell me that someone has YouTubed a video of Bill Murray driving a golf car through Stockholm.
  • If there was such a recipe shared digitally, somewhere someone would have blogged about it, tweeted about it, Facebook'd it, YouTubed it.
1.1Search for or watch on YouTube: I went back and YouTubed the show
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  • I happily deposited my load, unfolded my wireless and merrily surfed, blogged and YouTubed away while my delicates swirled and dried to the leisurely soundtrack of my iTunes.
  • The extraordinary rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody by the competition winners and runners up plus a gaggle of drunken Brits who crashed the stage really has to be YouTubed to be believed.
  • You know, it sort of got YouTubed all around the beltway and people made a lot of it, but it went away.


Early 21st century: from YouTube, the proprietary name of the video-sharing website.

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Syllabification: You·Tube

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