geek


geek

noun

Definition of GEEK

1
a person slavishly devoted to intellectual or academic pursuits <was quickly stereotyped as another computer geek>
Synonyms bookworm, dink [slang], dork [slang], geek, grind, swot [British], weenie, wonk
2
a person with strong intellectual interests <a jock-dominated campus on which geeks were either ridiculed or ignored>
3
a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field <a friend who is an audio-video geek set up my home theater for me>
Synonyms ace, adept, artist, authority, cognoscente, connoisseur, crackerjack (also crackajack), dab [chiefly British], dab hand [chiefly British], fiend, geek, guru, hand, hotshot, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), meister, past master, proficient, scholar, shark, sharp, virtuoso, whiz, wizard

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