Computer slang

Updated: 07/06/2021 by Computer Hope
Chat slang, Computer acronyms, Slang definition
Top 10 slang terms
Phishing

Pipe
Bar
Boot
PEBKAC
Box
Bug
Background
Hybrid computer
PW
Phishing

Number

0 day
404
1337

A
AFK

Abandonware
Adware
AFK
All your base are belong to us
Apple tax
A/S/L
At scale

B
Example of a brick or old cell phone

Backdoor
Background
Bang
Bar
Barf
B/C
Bells and whistles
Big iron
Black hat
Blagging
Bloatware
Blog
Bomb
Boot
Box
Brain dump
Breadcrumb trail
Brick
Bronie
Brute-force attack
BSOD
Bug
Bugfairy
Bunny suit
Burn
Bypass

C
Crapware

Careware
CD rot
Charityware
Clickbait
Click of death
Cloak
Coaster
Coaster toaster
Coffee cup holder
Crack
Cracker
Crapintosh
Crapple
Crapplet
Crapware
Crash
Creepware
Cyber
Cybersex
Cyberspace

D
Computer dump

Dead
DFTT
DL
DM
Don't feed the trolls
Dot
Doxing
Dub-dub-dub
Dump
DVD rot

E
Emo

E-
Easter egg
Elite
EMO
Epic
ETA
Evercrack

F
Frozen computer hard drive

Faceroll
Fanboy
Fanboy tax
FAQ
Farm
Fat finger
Female
First life
Flame
Flame bait
Flame war
Flood
FML
Foo
Footprint
Frag
Frankenmac
Freeware
Freeze
Fried
Friend
Frozen
Fry
FUBAR

G
GIYF

Gank
Gender
GG
Gib
Gig
GIYF
Glass house
Glitch
Griefer
Guiltware

H
Hunt and peck

Hack
Hacker
Hackintosh
Hang
Hardcore
Hehe
Hunt-and-peck
Hybrid computer

I

ID10T
Idle
IM
IRL
iSheep
iTroll

J

Joe Job
Junkware

K

Killer app
KISS
Kk
Kludge
Kluge

L
1337 aka leet

Layer 8
Leach
Leet
Link
LLama
LOL
Loony bin
Loot
Lossy
Lurker
Luser

M
Male connector

Macintrash
Male
Malware
Meatspace
Meme
MicroCrap
Micro$oft
MicroScrap
MicroShaft
MicroShafted
MicroSuck
MMO

N

Nagware
Nerf
Net
Newbie
Notwork
NSFW

O
Owned

Offline
Ohnosecond
OMG
OP
Owned

P
Pipe and double pipe

Packet monkey
Patch
PEBKAC
Phishing
Phreak
PICNIC
Pics
Ping
Pipe
Player killer
Plug and pray
Plz
PM
POS
Postcardware
Pr0n
Puck
PW
PWD
Pwn

Q

Currently, no listings.

R

RAT
Rickroll
Rig
Rip
RL
Rookie
RTFM

S
Script kiddie

Script kiddie
Sex
Shareware
Shebang
Sheeple
Shovelware
Snail mail
Sneakernet
Spaghetti code
Spam
Splash screen
Spoof
Spyware
Swap

T
Three-finger salute

Technobabble
Thrash
Three-finger salute
TL;DR
Toaster
TOS
Trojan
Troll

U

Uber

V

Vaporware
Vishing
VLOG

W
Warez

Walled garden
Wank
Warez
Webinar
Web speak
Wetware
Whack
White hat
Widget
Winblows
Windoze
Wizard
Woot
Worm
Wow
WTF

X

Currently, no listings.

Y

Currently, no listings.

Z

Zap
Zero day
Zombie
ZOMG

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