Computer slang

Updated: 08/02/2020 by Computer Hope
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Top 10 slang terms

Pipe
Bar
Background
Boot
Phishing
Ping
PW
PEBKAC
Hybrid computer
Box

Number

0 day
404
1337

A

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

B

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
Burn
Bypass

C

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

D

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

E

E-
Easter egg
Elite
EMO
Epic
ETA
Evercrack

F

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

Gank
Gender
GG
Gib
Gig
GIYF
Glass house
Glitch
Griefer
Guiltware

H

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

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

M

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

N

Nagware
Nerf
Net
Newbie
Notwork
NSFW

O

Offline
Ohnosecond
OMG
OP
Owned

P

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

T

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

U

Uber

V

Vaporware
VLOG

W

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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