Internets

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “I know this, I just don't know the best way to word it. It has to do with Bush saying it in a speech and people using it as a mockery of him.”

Noun[edit]

Internets (uncountable)

  1. (slang, idiomatic) The internet
    • 2007, Garrett M. Graff, The First Campaign, page 281
      Indeed, coming on the heels of a party leader who speaks of "the Internets" and "the Google," it's a disturbing trend that GOP leaders seem so disconnected from the technologies that are changing the way most Americans live
    • 2012, various, English Wikipedia, Internets, link
      On his show The Colbert Report, comedian Stephen Colbert consistently refers to "the Internet" as "the Internets".

Usage notes[edit]

The plural is intentionally used as a singular idiomatically.


Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Internets

  1. genitive of Internet