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2.
The process of connecting your phone to your laptop in order to facilitate an Internet connection. Usually performed via bluetooth or USB.
John: ah crap I can't get a wifi signal on my laptop. Sorry, I can't look up that obscure Pink Floyd track on discogs.com

Bob: dude, one word - tethering.

John: dude!
by mr. duffy April 08, 2010
 
1.
using your cellular phone as your computer modem.
"Did you know you can connect to the internet with your cell phone via tethering?"
by Keystr0ke September 05, 2006
 
3.
The lesbian act of scissoring, with the added benefit of a double-ended dildo
I brought this hot piece back to my vagina cave for some tethering
by dynamiteroll August 15, 2010
 
4.
The process of connecting an employee to a laptop in order to facilitate a greater yield in productivity. Usually performed via guilt, fear, loyalty or clause in contract of employment.
Bob: dude, why are you still working on that thing?? It's past midnight and you're on holiday in Vegas!!

John: ah crap, my company has this tethering clause in all their contracts - I have to finish this report no matter what!

Bob: dude!
by mr. duffy April 08, 2010