Avatar – How the Sanskrit word is Abused in Social Media


WORD OF THE DAY
Avatar AV-ə-tahrPart of speech: noun Origin: Sanskrit, late 18th century
1An icon or figure representing a particular person in video games, internet forums, etc.2A manifestation of a deity or released soul in bodily form on earth; an incarnate divine teacher (mainly in Hinduism).
 
Examples of Avatar in a sentence “Derek’s avatar on the text thread is a cartoon.” “Meghan chose the fox as her avatar in the video game. “