noun, plural wik·is.
IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?
Origin of wiki
Cunningham coined the name WikiWikiWeb after recalling that a Honolulu International Airport counter employee advised him to take the Wiki Wiki Shuttle (a shuttle bus that runs between the terminals of the airport); his original idea was to make WikiWikiWeb's pages readily editable by its users and initially thought about calling his program QuickWeb but changed his mind and named it WikiWikiWeb
Words nearby wiki
Example sentences from the Web for wiki
In his version of the story, he then convinced Wales to try the wiki approach.
I had buzzed around the wiki flower for a while, and then pollinated the free-encyclopedia flower.
The more I thought about it, without even having seen a wiki, the more it seemed obviously right.
There were wiki pages where users could jointly formulate and debate the rules.
When he asked what it meant, he was told that wiki was the Hawaiian word for quick, and wiki wiki meant superquick.
British Dictionary definitions for wiki
- a web application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it
- (as modifier)wiki technology