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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".

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The plural is intentionally used as a singular idiomatically.



Proper noun[edit]


  1. genitive of Internet