See also: TLDR and TL;DR

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tl;dr

  1. (chiefly Internet) "Too long; didn’t read." Used to indicate that one did not read a (long) text, or to introduce a short summary of an overly long text.
    • 2016, John Halstead, Godless Paganism:
      How I got to be an atheist is a fairly long and winding story, so I'll give you the “tl;dr” version—I was finally honest about myself that “the gods” just “weren't there.”

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