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cyberpunk

[ sahy-ber-puhngk ]
/ ˈsaɪ bərˌpʌŋk /
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noun
science fiction featuring extensive human interaction with supercomputers and a punk ambiance.
Slang. a computer hacker.
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Origin of cyberpunk

First recorded in 1980–85; cyber- + punk1
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How to use cyberpunk in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for cyberpunk

cyberpunk
/ (ˈsaɪbəˌpʌŋk) /

noun
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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