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Blend of chat +‎ etiquette


chatiquette (uncountable)

  1. (Internet) The etiquette dictating how one should behave in chat rooms.
    • 2006, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media
      Each chat room functions in accordance with its own rules. They may be written rules in the form of chatiquette. Chatiquette prescribes what behavior is frowned upon and what the sanctions are.
    • 2012, Yvonne Jewkes, Dot.cons, page 175:
      As long as no one causes any offence to others in the room, and adheres [sic] to the basic rules of 'chatiquette', they can then remain in that room for as long as they wish, or until everyone else has left the room.
    • 2013, Irene Joos, ‎Ramona Nelson, ‎Marjorie J. Smith, Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals (page 479)
      Chatiquette is similar to netiquette in terms of the words and behavior acceptable while participating in a chat room.
    • Samuel Peterson, Bipolar Disease
      Never forget that a bipolar chat room has also its own rules, chatiquette, and guidelines. It is very important to understand it.