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lurker

noun [C] uk   /ˈlɜː.k.ər/ us    /ˈlɝː.k.ɚ/
someone who reads the messages in a chat room without taking part
Translations of “lurker”
in Chinese (Traditional) (網際網路上聊天室裡的)潛水者…
in Chinese (Simplified) (因特网上聊天室里的)潜水者…
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