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From necro- +‎ post.


necropost (third-person singular simple present necroposts, present participle necroposting, simple past and past participle necroposted)

  1. (Internet) To post to a long inactive discussion thread (on a forum).
    Synonym: necro-bump.
    • 2003 January 5, Louis M. Brown, “Usenet”, in[1] (Usenet):
      Much like your power of necroposting a thread long considered dead.
    • 2005 February 23, Chris Hafner, “Usenet”, in[2] (Usenet):
      After being away from Usenet for a few days (apologies for the necroposting), I had some time to think about this.
    • 2005 June 6, Richard V. Lamb, “Usenet”, in rec.arts.anime.misc[3] (Usenet):
      I'm a moderator at a realiiity TV forum and necroposting is tolerated there so long as it isn't a sore topic that the mods hoped people would ignore