indef

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See also: indef.

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Shortened from indefinite.

Adjective[edit]

indef

  1. Abbreviation of indefinite.
  2. (MediaWiki, slang) Indeffed, used to describe a user, account, or IP address that is indefinitely blocked or banned from editing or other actions.
While there's nothing wrong with imposing a topic ban on an indef editor who may one day be allowed back, it is a little unusual even if not unheard of.

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Noun[edit]

indef (plural indefs)

  1. (MediaWiki, slang) The action of indefinite blocking or banning a user, account, or IP address from editing or other actions.
    An indef seems the only way to stem the flow of disruption from this user.

Verb[edit]

indef (third-person singular simple present indefs, present participle indeffing, simple past and past participle indeffed)

  1. (MediaWiki, slang) To indefinitely block or ban a user, account, or IP address from editing or other actions.
    I indeffed the editor based on the legal threat.

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