Otherwise known as chatspeak, a process of shortening words and replacing letters with different letters and/or symbols to supposedly make the typing process shorter. Lacks proper punctuation and capitalization. Hard to understand and a sign of idiocy when used heavily, but sometimes useful when in a hurry or text messaging.
Stupid: LYKE ONG!!!ONEONE11!!

i g2g to da stor 2day c ya l8er LOLZ

i @m 5o 1337 i pwn joo

Useful: Uh oh, I have to go answer the phone. BRB.
by Yonnie October 24, 2004
the art of communication over electronic networks, cyberspace, such as the internet(s) in which the communicator(s) keyboardist(s) believes/believe that she/he/they are speaking in real time to at least one other human in a one on one conversation.
I netspeak, on occasion, with well known people such as Steve Martin, Robin Williams and Whoopi Goldberg and the great mushroom in the sky.
by James Anderson Hall November 11, 2006
Typeing skills used by morons on the computer. Hard to understand shit and maks theuser look utterly stupid.
She uses netspeak and she is hard to understand.
by The Blue Rogue June 05, 2003
A way of quickly writing what you would normally say in an IRC or chat room
'I had to use Netspeak on the chat room because otherwise I wouldnt be able to keep up...'
by Evil-Ernie May 28, 2003
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