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netiquette

[net-i-kit, ‐ket] /ˈnɛt ɪ kɪt, ‐ˌkɛt/
noun
1.
the rules of etiquette that apply when communicating over computer networks, especially the Internet.
Origin of netiquette
1980-1985
1980-85; blend of network + etiquette
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  • Kern had risen with her, though she had not learned that from the netiquette.

    V. V.'s Eyes Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • Inside also were pigeonholes of the best quality, like in the netiquette.

    V. V.'s Eyes Henry Sydnor Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for netiquette

netiquette

/ˈnɛtɪˌkɛt/
noun
1.
the informal code of behaviour on the internet
Word Origin
C20: from net(work) + (et)iquette
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Word Origin and History for netiquette
n.

1993, coined punningly from net, short for Internet + etiquette.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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netiquette

noun

The etiquette of the Internet; polite online behavior: the ''netiquette'' that prevailed in its early days is breaking down/ This clash isn't even about the future of ''netiquette'' (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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