snert

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This is generally believed to be an acronym, variously considered to stand for "Snot-Nosed, Egotistical, Rude Teenager", "Snot-Nosed Eros-Ridden Teenager", "Sexually Nerdish Egotistically Rude Troll", or similar.

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snert (plural snerts)

  1. (Internet, slang) A participant in online discussions who is generally obnoxious and insulting.
    • 1995, Tom Lichty, AOL for Windows 95 Membership Kit and Tour Guide, →ISBN:
      A small army of AOL technicians vigilantly patrols for snerts (read the "The Control Room" sidebar in this chapter), but the battle is often an impasse.
    • 2008, Celia Romm Livermore, Social Networking Communities and E-Dating Services, →ISBN:
      While members like Stinkybolthole frequently posted flames, the online community studied had one very noticeable snert, who went by the name of JH, whom from a sample of ten of his posts, posted six flames, meaning 60% of his posts were flames.
    • 2009, Subhasish Dasgupta, Social Computing, →ISBN:
      Campbell et al. (2002) also point out that the posts of these snerts, which they call sorcerers and trolls, which they call tricksters, could possibly look similar.

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snert (uncountable)

  1. rubbish; trash
  2. nonsense
    Jy praat snert!
    You're talking nonsense!

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Unknown

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snert m (uncountable)

  1. pea soup

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