wikiphobe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wiki +‎ -phobe

Noun[edit]

wikiphobe ‎(plural wikiphobes)

  1. One who fears or dislikes wikis.
    • 2005 November 10, Bryan Derksen, “Re: Venusian orbital carbon industry?”, in rec.arts.sf.science, Usenet[1]:
      ([URL redacted] and [URL redacted] for the wikiphobes :)
    • 2006 July 18, Richard Herring, “Re: Word count of minimum vocabulary”, in sci.lang, Usenet[2]:
      However, (pace the wikiphobes) you could look at the wikipedia page for "grammar", which will tell you it comprises phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics.
    • 2008, Julian Dibbell, "Wikiphobia and Web 2.0", The Telegraph, 28 March 2008:
      If, on the other hand, you can't get your inner wikiphobe to shut up, then Clay Shirky's Here Comes Everybody is the book for you.

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