[ fohk-son-uh-mee ]
/ foʊkˈsɒn ə mi /
Save This Word!
noun, plural folks·on·o·mies.Computers.
a classification system derived from user-generated electronic tags or keywords that annotate and describe online content: Imprecise folksonomies can hinder information retrieval.
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Words nearby folksonomy
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
British Dictionary definitions for folksonomy
/ (fəʊkˈsɒnəmɪ) /
a system of classification that makes use of terms that occur naturally in the language of users of the system
Word Origin for folksonomy
C21: from folk + taxonomy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012