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Origin of cyberpunk

First recorded in 1980–85; cyber- + punk2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for cyberpunk

hacker, geek, engineer, programmer

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British Dictionary definitions for cyberpunk


  1. a genre of science fiction that features rebellious computer hackers and is set in a dystopian society integrated by computer networks
  2. a writer of cyberpunk
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