Top definition
Anything (usually software, but can be anything) that is promoted and marketed without ever actually being produced.
When I started Vaporware Records, I did so with the idea of never making an album but starting chaos none the less.
by Denis Baldwin June 04, 2004
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Soft and offensive. Just like you.

Buy the shirt
2
Software that has been delayed so long that it will never be released.
Duke Nukem Forever was first to be made on the Quake engine, then the Quake 2 engine, then the Unreal Engine, then the Unreal warfare engine, its six years past its release date... face it, its never coming out.
by Kommando July 08, 2004
Mug icon

Donkey Punch Plush

10" high plush doll.

Buy the plush
3
Vaporware is usually related to a game, such as Duke Nukem Forever, that is always talked about and hyped but never actually completed.
by wunderbred April 09, 2003
Mug icon

Cleveland Steamer Plush

The vengeful act of crapping on a lover's chest while they sleep.

Buy the plush
4
computer software that is announced but does not yet exist due to being stuck in development or being canceled all together
Duke Nukem Forever has become an infamous example of vaporware.
by The Return of Light Joker August 26, 2008
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Soft and offensive. Just like you.

Buy the shirt
5
Software that does not exist or has not been programmed yet.
Streets of Rage for X-Box is an example of vaporware.
by AYB April 09, 2003
Mug icon

Cleveland Steamer Plush

The vengeful act of crapping on a lover's chest while they sleep.

Buy the plush