keyword stuffing

[ kee-wurd stuhf-ing ]
/ ˈkiˌwɜrd ˌstʌf ɪŋ /

noun Digital Technology.

the process of inflating the number of keywords in content or metadata when creating a new web page in order to boost the ranking of its relevance in a search engine index.

Nearby words

  1. keystoner,
  2. keystroke,
  3. keyway,
  4. keyword,
  5. keyword indexing,
  6. keziah,
  7. kg,
  8. kg-m,
  9. kg.,
  10. kgb

Origin of keyword stuffing

First recorded in 1995–2000

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