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EtymologyEdit

Shortened from indefinite.

AdjectiveEdit

indef

  1. Abbreviation of indefinite.
  2. (MediaWiki, Internet slang) Of a user, account, or IP address: indefinitely blocked or banned from editing or other actions.
    While there's nothing wrong with imposing a topic ban on an indef editor who may one day be allowed back, it is a little unusual.

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indef (plural indefs)

  1. (MediaWiki, Internet slang) The action of indefinite blocking or banning a user, account, or IP address from editing or other actions.
    An indef seems the only way to stem the flow of disruption from this user.

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indef (third-person singular simple present indefs, present participle indeffing, simple past and past participle indeffed)

  1. (MediaWiki, Internet slang) To indefinitely block or ban a user, account, or IP address from editing or other actions.
    I indeffed the editor based on the legal threat.

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