What does sysop mean?

Definitions for sysop
ˈsɪsˌɒpsysop

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word sysop.


Did you actually mean swoop or scoop?

Wiktionary

  1. sysopnoun

    A system operator, especially someone who administers an online communications system or bulletin board.

  2. sysopverb

    To work as a sysop.

  3. sysopverb

    To give someone sysop privileges.

  4. Etymology: From the first syllables of system and operator.

Freebase

  1. Sysop

    A sysop is an administrator of a multi-user computer system, such as a bulletin board system or an online service virtual community. It may also be used to refer to administrators of other Internet-based network services. Co-sysops are users who may be granted certain admin privileges on a BBS. Generally, they would help validate users and monitor discussion forums. Some would serve as file clerks, describing and inserting newly arrived shareware, freeware, and other files into appropriate download directories. Historically, the term system operator applied to operators of any computer system, especially a mainframe computer. In general, a sysop is a person who oversees the operation of a server, typically in a large computer system. Usage of the term became popular in the late 1980s and 1990s, originally in reference to BBS operators. A person with equivalent functions on a network host or server is typically called a "sysadmin", short for system administrator. Because such duties were often shared with that of the sysadmin prior to the advent of the world wide web, the term sysop is often used more generally to refer to an administrator or moderator, such as a forum administrator, hence the term sysadmin is technically used to distinguish the professional position of a network operator.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. sysop

    [esp. in the BBS world] The operator (and usually the owner) of a bulletin-board system. A common neophyte mistake on FidoNet is to address a message to sysop in an international FidoNet board, thus sending it to hundreds of sysops around the world.

How to pronounce sysop?

How to say sysop in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sysop in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sysop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Popularity rank by frequency of use

sysop#10000#38345#100000

Translations for sysop

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for sysop »

Translation

Find a translation for the sysop definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"sysop." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 3 Oct. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/sysop>.

Discuss these sysop definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for sysop? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • A. victimised
    • B. urban
    • C. busy
    • D. transparent

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for sysop: