Complete Definition of "e-quainted"

English
warn|neologism

Etymology
From E. <em></em> acquainted, replacing ac- (ad#Latin|ad) with e- electronic, by analogy with e-mail

Adjective
en-adj

  1. internet Known exclusively online.

#*1997 February 22, Kathleen Swanholt, "Correction and LCC", <tt>bit.listserv.dorothyl</tt>, Usenet,<sup>1</sup>
#*:People I was thrilled to meet after being e-quainted forever: [â¦]
#*1997 September 12, TJ, "Re: basmati rice", <tt>rec.food.cooking</tt>, Usenet,<sup>2</sup>
#*:I'm e-quainted with someone who goes to the VA there and he says he sees Indian groceries when he goes there.
#*2000, Russell Merris, Graph Theory, Wiley-IEEE, ISBN 0471389250, page 195,
#*:Letâs say two people are e-quainted if, during the past year, they participated together in one or more of the same chat room discussions. Otherwise, call them e-stranged. Then any two people attending the conventionâs introductory cocktail party will be either e-quainted or e-stranged.
#*2004 December 7, Dave Larrington, "Re: Cynical? moi?", <tt>uk.rec.sheds</tt>, Usenet,<sup>3</sup>
#*:I am e-quainted with a Catherine who became Cathrin, also for Goff reasons.

Related terms
e-quaintance

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