cyberpunk

[ sahy-ber-puhngk ]
/ ˈsaɪ bərˌpʌŋk /

noun

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

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. cybernation,
  2. cybernetic,
  3. cybernetics,
  4. cyberpet,
  5. cyberphobia,
  6. cybersecurity,
  7. cybersex,
  8. cyberspace,
  9. cybersquatting,
  10. cyberstalking

Origin of cyberpunk

First recorded in 1980–85; cyber- + punk2

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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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