cancelbot etymology

English word cancelbot comes from English -bot (Automatic systems, computer programs and machines.), English cancel

Detailed word origin of cancelbot

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-bot English (eng) Automatic systems, computer programs and machines.
cancel English (eng) (obsolete) To shut out, as with a railing or with latticework; to exclude.. (printing, dated) To suppress or omit; to strike out, as matter in type.. (slang) To kill.. (transitive) To cross out something with lines etc.. (transitive) To invalidate or annul something.. (transitive) To mark something (such as a used postage stamp) so that it can't be reused.. (transitive) To offset or equalize [...]
cancelbot English (eng) (computing, Internet) a bot that sends messages to Usenet newsgroups to remove certain postings, especially spam.

Words with the same origin as cancelbot

Descendants of -bot
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