key pal

The online equivalent of a pen pal. A key pal is a person you correspond with using a keyboard and e-mail (versus using a pen to write handwritten letters). These e-mail messages are written back and forth between two or more people with some kind of regularity. If you correspond with someone frequently or on a regular basis, you and your friend are key pals.

See also : e-mail  screenagers  
NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon