image macro

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image macro (plural image macros)

  1. (Internet) A humorous image with superimposed text
    • 2001 August 25, anotherone, “Something Awful forums FAQ By anotherone”,, accessed on 2013-09-11:
      What were the various image macros? ... [img-foo]: See Image Macro. A list of official [img-foo]s are above, but any common image that's used often can replace foo. [img-motorcycle.jpg] for instance.
    • 2001 September 25, Guest, “Meddling kids!”, 3D Realms Forums, accessed on 2013-09-11:
      That would make such a good image macro, could i use it sometime?
    • 2001 October 22, <deleted user>, “Ill advised image macros never intended for use”, Something Awful Forums, accessed on 2013-09-11:
      Ill advised image macros never intended for use
    • 2002 February 22, anotherone, “Something Awful forums FAQ By anotherone”, accessed on 2013-09-11:
      Now, the term Image Macro refers to any frequently used image, usually with text proclaiming "YOU SUCK AT THE INTERNET!" or something.