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cyber | cyberia |

As an adjective cyber

is pertaining to the internet;.

As a verb cyber

is (slang) to engage in cybersex.

As a proper noun cyberia is

the connected virtual world that users can interact with by means of computer networks; cyberspace.




  • Pertaining to the Internet;
  • (informal) Cybergoth.
  • * 1998 , Richard Peter Treadwell Davenport-Hines, Gothic: four hundred years of excess, horror, evil, and ruin
  • She is a high priestess of the Church of the SubGenius, a devotee of the music of Tom Waits and Robert Smith, and of goth and cyber subcultures.
  • * 2007 , Tiffany Godoy, Ivan Vartanian, Style Deficit Disorder: Harajuku Street Fashion, Tokyo
  • ...a cross between metal, punk, goth, cyber , and rock.
  • * 2007 , Raven Digitalis, Goth Craft: The Magickal Side of Dark Culture
  • No CyberGoth is complete without gigantic "stompy" platform boots and the optional toy ray gun. Some are even more anachronistic in that they incorporate old Renaissance and Victorian styles into their much-loved cyber wear.

    Derived terms

    * noncyber


    (en verb)
  • (slang) To engage in cybersex.
  • Wanna cyber ?

    See also

    * cyber- *





    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • The connected virtual world that users can interact with by means of computer networks; cyberspace.
  • * 1996 , Peter Dickens, Reconstructing nature: alienation, emancipation and the division of labour
  • Developments in 'cyberia' , the Internet and so on have both inspired and been interpreted by theories of postmodernity.
  • * 1999 , Thomas A. Peters, Computerized monitoring and online privacy
  • If cyberia is a threat to real governments, in the near future they may begin to use computerized monitoring as a way to better understand, control, and probably tax the behavior of netizens.
  • * 2001 , Hubert L. Dreyfus, On the Internet
  • We may lament the risks endemic to an embodied world where we are embedded with objects and others in in local situations, but the idea of living in boundless Cyberia , where everyone is telepresent to everyone and everything, makes no sense.
  • * 2002 , Leo P. Chall, Sociological abstracts, Volume 50, Issue 1
  • The article presents an idea of cyberia as a civil society & uses four categories to present challenges that this type of society brings to the idea of the public sphere: interactivity, subjectivity, media, & site.