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Wikipedia

Etymology

Blend of wiki and encyclopedia, coined by Larry Sanger.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
Wikipedia

Plural
s

Wikipedia (s)

  1. An open-content online encyclopedia, collaboratively developed over the World Wide Web.
    • 2005, Financial Times, December 14.
      Work in the open-source software community or contribute to wikipedias on your favourite subjects.
  2. (Wiktionary and WMF jargon) A version of this encyclopedia in a particular language.
    There are over two million articles on the English Wikipedia.

Quotations

  • 2006, Cindy Long, "Getting WIKI With It", NEAToday 25 (2): 40 (October)
    It’s because of this open editing feature that Wikipedia draws praise, criticism, and, at times, vandals.
  • 2007, The Time Team, Doctor Who Magazine 384: 57 (June)
    "He probably looked them up on Wikipedia," suggests Peter.
    "That would explain why it’s so inaccurate," sighs Jac.

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Verb

Infinitive
to Wikipedia

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
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to Wikipedia (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To search for information on a topic in the Wikipedia online encyclopedia.
    I wikipediaed the article on science and learned about the scientific method.
  2. (transitive) To add or edit an article of the Wikipedia online encyclopedia.
    I am going to wikipedia the article on my favorite actor.

Quotations

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Etymology

From English Wikipedia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [wi˧gəˈpeːədia]

Noun

Wikipedia

  1. Wikipedia

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