Emotag definition

A pseudo-HTML tag used in chat rooms, e-mail messages, or newsgroup postings to convey the sort of emotion or feeling that plain text does not otherwise support. An emotag mimics the format of an actual HTML tag. An emotag typically follows a sentence, with an example being <grin>. See also chat room, e-mail, emoticon, HTML, newsgroup, and plain text.
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A mock HTML tag incorporated into writing to express a state of mind.
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Noun

Singular:
emotag
Plural:
emotags

Origin of emotag