screenager


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screenager

(ˈskriːnˌeɪdʒə)
n
informal a teenager who is fully conversant with and skilled in the use of computers and other electronic devices
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Terms such as "screenager" capture the belief that adolescents are more interested in social media than in going outside or engaging in face-to-face socialization.
be the we to in be Additionally, as the average teenager sends 3,400 electronic messages a month from their bed, a screenager's total time glued to their device is probably greater than the time they spend sleeping each day.
If you ask any child or screenager what their dream job is, the most frequent answer is they want to become a video game designer.
A typical "screenager" will spend several hours a week gaming, and by the age of 21 it is estimated the average young person will have spent weeks of their life glued to games such as Grand Theft Auto, Super Mario or Call of Duty.
(1) Urban Dictionary defines "screenager" as a teenager who spends the majority of his or her time in front of the computer, usually surfing the net.
For instance, UK is the country where the term "screenager" (instead of "teenager") was bom [25], It means that very many teenagers in UK spend much more time for the communication with computers than with people.
A "screenager" is a slang term used to describe teenagers who spend lots of time in front of digital screens (iPods, iPads, computers, other digital devices) (Webpodedia, 2011).
And a screenager is a person in her or his teens or early 20s with an aptitude for computers and the Internet.
Screenager begins with a sinister, baroque classical piano, while Space Dementia fuses piano with bass and drums in a swirling, psychedelic prog rock epic.
For those jaded critics who think Bellamy & Co can't really rock, I suggest they turn Hyper Music (with a Hendrix style blues-metal sound), Micro Cuts or Screenager up to 11.
In a visit to the site we found that someone who is computer-addicted is a "mouse potato," that the risky game of driving with your fuel gauge below empty is called "petroulette," and that a "screenager" is the generation that lives their life glued to a TV screen or monitor, mainly those addicted to games.
The "screenager, webhead" generation, looking for PC cinema, and the cyber-patrollers speaking "webonics" and dreaming virtual dreams, are here now.