Twitterbot etymology

English word Twitterbot comes from English bot, English Twitter

Detailed word origin of Twitterbot

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bot English (eng) The larva of a botfly, which infests the skin of various mammals, producing warbles, or the nasal passage of sheep, or the stomach of horses. (computing) A piece of software designed to complete a minor but repetitive task automatically or on command, especially when operating with the appearance of a (human) user profile or account.. (science fiction, informal) A physical robot.. (video [...]
Twitter English (eng) An online social networking service that enables users to send and read short (140-character) messages. (internet, informal) A user account belonging to the above service. (ambitransitive, Internet) To post an update to Twitter; to tweet.
Twitterbot English (eng) A program used to produce automated posts on the microblogging service Twitter; by extension, a Twitter account featuring posts produced by such a program.

Words with the same origin as Twitterbot

Descendants of Twitter
Twitler bashtag hashtag hashtivism tweep twible twidiot twimmolation twoosh