1 definition by NenyaQuende

The image of a whale being carried by a number of birds that appears when the Twitter website is overloaded or has failed. Failwhale appears to now have his/her own fanclub.

Word origin: from fail + whale (probably for rhyming purposes).
Sad that Twitter had failed just when he needed it most, he was somewhat consoled by the appearance of his beloved Failwhale.
by NenyaQuende June 16, 2008