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newfag (plural newfags)
- (Internet, slang, derogatory) A n00b; an inexperienced member of the 4chan community (or any other online community).
2008 July 11, Onideus Mad Hatter [username], “BTW Lego Newfag”, in rec.toys.lego, Usenet:
- Oh, also, using Outhouse Express...yeah, really shows off what a Usenet newfag you are, just a lil FYI for ya. You might wanna try XNews or Agent or any *REAL* news browser (not a mail client with some sloppily added extras).
- 2011, Cole Stryker, Epic Win for Anonymous: How 4chan's Army Conquered the Web, The Overlook Press (2011), ISBN 9781590207383, unnumbered pages:
- Many veteran users bemoaned that the newfags were only interested in trolling, and cared not for meme creation and ultranerdy culture.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:newfag.