sysop

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the first syllables of system and operator.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪsˌɒp/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

sysop (plural sysops)

  1. (computing, Internet) A system operator, especially someone who administers an online communications system or bulletin board.
  2. (Wiktionary and WMF jargon) An administrator on a wiki.

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Verb[edit]

sysop (third-person singular simple present sysops, present participle sysopping, simple past and past participle sysopped)

  1. (intransitive) To work as a sysop.
    • 1977, Henry Torsey Fernald, 'Fernald Club Yearbook', number 46-55, page 28:
      Another major chunk of time goes into computer work - entering the data which is dumped on my desk at irregular intervals by the other IPM programs, tidying up the database, and sysopping on our micro-based bulletin board system.
  2. (transitive, rare) To give someone sysop privileges.