textspeak

[ tekst-speek ]

nounDigital Technology.
  1. 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.

Origin of textspeak

1
  • Also called text·ese [teks-teez, ‐tees] /tɛksˈtiz, ‐ˈtis/ .

Words Nearby textspeak

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