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An abbreviation that consists of the first letters of each word in a phrase and which is used when discussing a subject in a chat room or when writing an e-mail.

Netcronyms are said to be a quick way of telling people what you think; for example, IMO is a netcronym for "in my opinion".

This entry is located in the following unit: -onym, -onymy, -onymic, -onymically, -onymous, -onymously, -nym (page 8)