What Does DRONIE Mean in a Text?

DRONIE means "Drone Selfie." It is a photographic self-portrait taken with a drone. DRONIES gained popularity in 2014 after drones became commercially available to the public. The word DRONIE is attributed to the vlogger Jakeb Hone who regulary takes pictures and videos with a drone.

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When I write DRONIE, I mean this:

meaning of DRONIE

The image shows a selfie taken with a drone.

Summary of Key Points

"Drone Selfie" is the most common definition for DRONIE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Drone Selfie
Type:Portmanteau Word
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of DRONIE in Sentences

Here is an example of DRONIE being used in a conversation:
  • Tony: I finally bought a drone!
  • Jordan: You've wanted one for ages. Have you taken a DRONIE yet?

An Academic Look at DRONIE

The term DRONIE is a portmanteau word, which is the term for when two words are merged into one. (DOKE (from Diet Coke) is another example of a portmanteau word.)
The term DRONIE is an amalgam of the words "drone" and "selfie."

Evolution of the SELFIE

Here is a 3-minute video showing how the SELFIE has evolved:

Example of DRONIE Used in a Text

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