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1. Something internet users in general – and multiplayer-gamers, chatroom-goers, email-senders, webboard-poster and instant-messagers in particular – lack the capacity to do (to the things they write.)
I am proofreading my report.

I dont prfread teh emials i sned so htey alwsya edn up lookign liek htis.
by Qaanol January 21, 2005
That brief moment after you utilize toilet paper for its intended purpose when you quickly inspect the content before discarding it.
I had to proofread my shit to check for corn.
by TheMonger May 8, 2006
Checking your god damn paper for incorrect spelling and grammatical mistakes.
I should have been proofreading my paper last night instead of watching "The Office." I could have caught my wrong use of the word "There."
by Jesus = Jew February 3, 2016
Reading an email or text to check for stupid mistakes after it's been sent.
That message I just sent you should have said, "Please *don’t* go on a date with my ex-girlfriend." Good thing I post-proofread it.
by iBetty December 21, 2011