an alphabet used primarily on the Internet, which uses various combinations of ASCII characters to replace Latinate letters; also called Leetspeak , L33t
Many words originally derived from Leet have now become part of the modern Internet slang, such as "pwned."
c 1980, derived from "elite"
I ran into the laundry room and shut the door behind me and hid.
But a thorough search of the laundry room failed to reveal any bluing.