noun Digital Technology, Informal.
a form of written language as used in text messages and other digital communications, characterized by many abbreviations and typically not following standard grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style.
- textual criticism,
Origin of textspeak
Also called text·ese [teks-teez, ‐tees] /tɛksˈtiz, ‐ˈtis/.
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