YouTube

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Website name, from you +‎ tube (North American colloquial term for "television"), implying that users (the "you" in the title) may submit their own television (the "tube" in the title) content.

Noun[edit]

YouTube (plural YouTubes)

  1. (neologism) Any website that allows users to upload content, particularly YouTube itself.
    • 2007, Steven J. Bell, John D. Shank, Academic librarianship by design:
      None of this is to suggest that academic libraries should turn their websites into a YouTube or Facebook in which our user communities would create all the content, []
    • 2008, Bradley L. Jones, Web 2.0 Heroes:
      There is all kinds of stuff that people post there- some of it is entertaining, some is actually useful as a template for studying or for business...it is sort of like a YouTube for documents.
  2. (neologism) A small video that can be viewed online, particularly one hosted on YouTube.
    • 2007, Andy Ihnatko,:
      Then it's a YouTube of some kid trying to play "Radar Love" on a cheap guitar using only his feet, []
    • 2009 March, Valerie McQueen, “Bring me the Horizon”, Revolver: 
      Not too long ago, there was a YouTube of you two brawling. How did the musical collaboration happen?

Proper noun[edit]

YouTube

  1. A video-sharing website.

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Verb[edit]

YouTube (third-person singular simple present YouTubes, present participle YouTubing, simple past and past participle YouTubed)

  1. (neologism, transitive) To upload a video of something to YouTube.
    • 2007, "Why YouTube gets my vote for political punditry", Guardian Unlimited, Feb 5, 2007
      The revolution will not be televised. It will be YouTubed.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English YouTube.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjuːtjuːb/, /ˈjuːtjuːp/

Proper noun[edit]

YouTube n (genitive YouTube or YouTubes)

  1. YouTube

Declension[edit]

or


Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

YouTube m

  1. YouTube (a video-sharing website)