droid

[droid]
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Origin of droid

by shortening
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Related Words for droid

clone, drone, android, cyborg

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Contemporary Examples of droid

  • Freedom used to mean an open road and uncharted waters; now it means choosing between BlackBerry or Droid data plans.

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    The Hemingway Lesson

    Marty Beckerman

    July 5, 2011

  • The Droid, for all of its strengths, is unlikely to single-handedly slow the iPhone juggernaut.

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    Google's Drool-Worthy Smartphone Software

    Nicholas Ciarelli

    November 8, 2009

  • The most impressive new entrant among these handsets is Motorola's $199 Droid, which hit Verizon's shelves on Friday.

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    Google's Drool-Worthy Smartphone Software

    Nicholas Ciarelli

    November 8, 2009

Historical Examples of droid


Word Origin and History for droid
n.

1977, short for android.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper