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spim

or spIM, SPIM

[ spim ]
/ spɪm /
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noun
a type of spam that is sent by means of instant messaging.
verb (used with object), spimmed, spim·ming.
to send spam to by means of instant messaging.
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Origin of spim

First recorded in 2000–05; sp(am) + i(nstant) m(essaging)

OTHER WORDS FROM spim

spimmer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for spim

spim
/ (spɪm) /

noun
unsolicited commercial communications received on a computer via an instant-messaging system

Word Origin for spim

from sp (am) + i (nstant) m (essaging)
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