[ tekst-ley-shuhn-ship, teks‐ ]
/ tɛkstˈleɪ ʃənˌʃɪp, tɛks‐ /

noun Slang.

a relationship or association between people who text each other frequently, but rarely if ever interact with each other in person: I thought he was interested in me, but we never even went out—it was just a textlationship.

Nearby words

  1. texter,
  2. textiform,
  3. textile,
  4. textiles,
  5. texting,
  6. textspeak,
  7. textual,
  8. textual criticism,
  9. textualism,
  10. textualist

Origin of textlationship

First recorded in 2005–10; text + (re)lationship

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