Definition of chatterbot in US English:



  • A computer program designed to interact with people by simulating human conversation.

    ‘the chatterbot became confused because I gave my zip code too early in the process’
    • ‘A long line of ever-more-sophisticated chatterbots - from the famous psychoanalysis program in the 1960s to present-day online ‘personas’ with monikers like Ramona and Jabberwock - have failed to pass the test.’
    • ‘The following is an interview with Penny, an Artificial Intelligence program, otherwise known as a Chatterbot.’
    • ‘And even there, some of the chatterbot programs are mighty hard to tell from real people.’
    • ‘This chatterbot has the ability to learn from you.’