net-head

n
an enthusiastic user of the Internet. This phrase, using the component head in the sense of aficionado (as in, e.g., petrol-head), moved in the 1990s from being an obscure item of American jargon to being a widespread and fairly respectable des-ignation.
► 'A net-head's adventures online.' (Subtitle to Surfing on the Internet by J. C. Herz, 1994)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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