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addaword.gifdefinition of textonym

noun
a word supplied by predictive text on a mobile phone instead of the word you want, such as 'book' for 'cool' or 'nun' instead of 'mum'
I learned the word 'textonym' for the first time last night on the Radio 4 programme, Front Row.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 29/05/2012 10:57:00
Definition of textonym from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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