DRONIE

What Does DRONIE Mean?

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.
Summary of Key Points
"Drone Selfie" is the most common definition for DRONIE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Here is some more information about DRONIE:

DRONIE
Definition:Drone Selfie
Type:Portmanteau Word
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for DRONIE
When I write DRONIE, I mean this:

meaning of DRONIE
The image shows a selfie taken with a drone.
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Examples of DRONIE in Sentences

Here is an example of DRONIE being used in a conversation:
  • Person A: I finally bought a drone!
  • Person B: 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."

Our Slide Show "The Evolution of the SELFIE"


Read more about the different types of SELFIE.
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See Also

SELFIE (self-taken camera picture of oneself) BELFIE (self-taken camera picture of your bottom) FELFIE (self-taken camera picture of a farmer) DRELFIE (a drunken self-taken camera picture) DRONIE (a drone-taken camera picture of oneself) HELFIE (self-taken camera picture of one's hair) SHELFIE (self-taken camera picture of a shelf) YOUIE (self-taken camera picture of someone else) USSIE (a group self-taken camera picture)