Newfag

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A conjunction of new and fag. The term was first coined on 4chan's /b/ board at some unknown date, as far back as 2007. The term has since spread to all imageboards and consequently many Inernet forums.

Meaning[edit]

The term means new poster.


Usage on Wizchan[edit]

Due to its 4chan origins, many wizards have deemed the term an outsider meme. Its usage is considered distasteful; 'Newgroid' is the preferred alternative.