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(especially among students) a person with whom one becomes friendly by exchanging emails.
- ‘Be sure to let me know if your keypal does not respond - we may need to find you a different keypal.’
- ‘A successful keypal program involves more than finding keypals for your students and them having them write their first e-mail message.’
- ‘What have you learned about yourself, your keypal, and where your keypal lives from this activity?’
- ‘There are many web sites on the Internet to find keypals if you are looking for international keypals.’
- ‘I want a keypal who likes the same stuff I like and is very creative and talkative.’
- ‘This is a site to find penpals, penfriends and keypals around the world.’
- ‘Students will be asked to describe a character from a book they have read and persuade their keypal to read the book.’
- ‘Children email text, digital photographs and video to their keypals exchanging information about their homes, hobbies, schools, families and countries.’
- ‘A teacher chronicles her third graders’ e-mail exchanges with keypals in Australia.’
- ‘Three different ways of finding keypals for your class are described.’
1990s: from key + pal, by analogy with pen pal.
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