• enPR ăd'mĭn", IPA: /ˈædˌmɪn/, /ədˈmɪn/


  1. (informal, uncountable) Administration, or administrative work.
    There's a lot of admin involved in the birth of a child.
  2. (computing, informal, uncountable) A systems administrator; one who maintains a computer system or network.
    Our admin has upgraded the server in our office, so we can exchange files faster.
  3. (internet, informal, countable) A user of a discussion forum, web site, etc. with privileges allowing them to control or restrict the activity of other uses.
    The admin changed the forum settings to enable the use of emoticons.
  • Portuguese: admin
  • Russian: сисадми́н
  • Portuguese: admin

admin (admins, present participle admining; past and past participle admined)

  1. (transitive, computing, informal) To serve as an administrator for or of.

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