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griefer

derivation noun
Video game term. A person described as causing grief, especially in the sense of destroying public property for mischievous reasons.. Originated in Minecraft where the goal is to construct buildings. Griefers are those who join servers to destroy the works of the other users, thereby causing grief, rather than contribute to the server.
 
"Don't make our Minecraft server public; there'll be so many griefers."
Etymology : Derivation of grief, from latin gravare "to cause grief, make heavy," to noun form by addition of noun suffix 'er.'
Source : Minecraft
Last modified: 9 December 2010


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