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Web +‎ -head


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webhead (plural webheads)

  1. (slang) An avid user of the World Wide Web.
    • 2001, Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections
      He and Gitanas went to a pub called Prie Universiteto and hired five young Lithuanians in Phish and R.E.M. T-shirts for thirty dollars a day plus millions of worthless stock options, and for a month Chip rode these slang-slinging Webheads mercilessly. He made them study American sites like nbci.com and Oracle. He told them to do it like this, to make it look like this.
    • 2005, Leanne Newson, Jules Aldous, The Legal Maze: VCE Units 1 and 2 (page 445)
      To them, just being a webhead or computer geek is not enough. The culture has its own subsections []