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Definition: cyberpunk

An online delinquent who survives by using his or her high-tech wits. The term was popularized in science fiction novels such as "Neuromancer" and "Shockwave Rider," which featured a dystopian future. The term is used to describe all variety of tech enthusiast; for example, the CyberPunks.com website features more than 50 tech-oriented categories. See steampunk, CryptoPunks and cyberprankster.