A frequent user of the Internet.
- ‘An infonaut is a voyager on the infobahn.’
- ‘Dot-coms appeared poised to transform us all into ravenous infonauts, purchasing products, downloading content and surfing the Net all at gigabit-per-second rates to a realm of unparalleled prosperity.’
- ‘The infonauts have been using their new medium to create the mass-media version we will use fifteen years from now.’
1990s: from information, on the pattern of astronaut.