Definition of metaverse in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmedəˌvərs/ /ˈmɛdəˌvərs/


  • A virtual-reality space in which users can interact with a computer-generated environment and other users.

    ‘The weblog explores the convergence of the metaverse with the real life practice of architecture.’
    • ‘Thankfully, the game has online origins, so is blessed with an enormous internet metaverse of hints, tips and strategies, as well as a scarily in-depth history.’
    • ‘The book explores the personal and social identities being shaped in the metaverse at the beginning of the 21st century.’


1990s blend of meta- (sense 3) + and universe.