Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “netiquette”

See all translations

netiquette

noun [U] uk   /ˈne.tɪ.ket/ specialized us  
the set of rules about behaviour that is acceptable on the internet: It's considered bad netiquette to use capital letters in an email because it looks like YOU ARE SHOUTING.
Translations of “netiquette”
in Spanish etiqueta…
in French règles de la bonne conduite sous Internet…
in German die Etikette beim Gebrauch von Internet…
in Chinese (Traditional) 網路禮儀,網上行為規範…
in Chinese (Simplified) 网络礼仪,网上行为规范…
(Definition of netiquette from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of netiquette?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “netiquette” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cold snap

a short period of cold weather

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More