- (sometimes initial capital letter) a website that allows anyone to add, delete, or revise content by using a web browser.
- Also called wiki engine, wiki application. the software used to create a wiki.
- of, relating to, or being a wiki: wiki servers.
Origin of wiki
Examples from the Web for wikis
“Wikis were one of the things that allowed collaboration,” Berners-Lee said.You Can Look It Up: The Wikipedia Story
October 19, 2014
I think there are great possibilities for the use of wikis to help citizens help each other.How Obama's New Tech Tsar Can Save America
January 6, 2009
There's no way they organized this without email and wikis and mailing lists.Little Brother
- a web application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it
- (as modifier)wiki technology
Word Origin and History for wikis
web page that can be edited by browsers, by 2002, abstracted from names of such sites (e.g. Wikipedia, launched January 2001), the original being WikiWikiWeb, introduced and named by Ward Cunningham in 1995, from Hawaiian wikiwiki "fast, swift."