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Spam

Quick Definition

Spam can refer to two different things. Most commonly, it's the term for unwanted, unsolicited messages -- the internet's version of junk mail.

In the context of video games, spamming refers to using an ability repeatedly in a short amount of time. Frequently this is derogatory, as it implies that the person spamming the ability isn't playing well or they're flailing around like an idiot.