Definition of sysop in US English:



  • A system operator.

    • ‘This helps sysops describe your game on bulletin boards or in internet archives.’
    • ‘No, depending on the software they use to run their board, the sysop will send and receive data with other boards around the country.’
    • ‘Today, the BBS operator is simply told to implement a set of rules; if an individual sysop refuses, someone else will take his/her place or else the BBS goes out of operation.’
    • ‘At the time it was just an annoyance, but now I wonder if the BBS sysops were trying to foster a sense of community or just trying to avoid feeling used.’
    • ‘The local message board for area sysops was a pretty busy place and one of the younger sysops was especially exuberant.’