science fiction featuring extensive human interaction with supercomputers and a punk ambiance.
Slang. a computer hacker.

Origin of cyberpunk

First recorded in 1980–85; cyber- + punk2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for cyberpunk

hacker, geek, engineer, programmer

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British Dictionary definitions for cyberpunk



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