TLDR - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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An abbreviation for "Too long; didn't read," an expression that indicates that one did not read an online article or post, usually because it was deemed too long and/or boring. I really want to write "TL;DR" on all these novella-length rants my friend keeps posting on Facebook.
References in periodicals archive
Mary Ellen Bates (mbates@BatesInfo.com, www.BatesInfo.com) has never hit the point of TLDR
We can think that we are being clever realists when in fact we are like an internet troll posting "TLDR
" (4) in response to a thoughtful comment--hiding from, rather than embracing, deeper understanding and the inevitable consequent uncertainty.
I'm thinking of the common Internet acronym "TLDR
" (Too Long, Didn't Read).