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Cyber vs Primer - What's the difference?

cyber | primer |

As adjectives the difference between cyber and primer

is that cyber is pertaining to the internet; while primer is (obsolete) first; original; primary.

As a verb cyber

is (slang) to engage in cybersex.

As a noun primer is

an elementary textbook introducing a topic, or teaching basic concepts.




  • 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- *






    (en noun)
  • An elementary textbook introducing a topic, or teaching basic concepts.
  • An elementary book for teaching children to learn the alphabet and to read, write and spell.
  • New Latin Primer (an introductory grammar, published 2008)
  • (biology) A single-stranded nucleic acid molecule required for the of a DNA molecule.
  • Any substance used to start a fire.
  • A small charge that burns furiously when given sufficient electrical current () that ignites the main combustable substances in explosives or ammunition.
  • A layer of paint designed to underlay a topcoat, used to enhance the adhesion and durability of the topcoat and help in protection of the surface.
  • A device used to circulate gasoline into the ignition chamber of an engine.
  • Adjective

  • (obsolete) First; original; primary.
  • * Drayton
  • the primer English kings

    Derived terms

    * primer fine * primer seizin English heteronyms ----