tech·​ie | \ ˈte-kē How to pronounce techie (audio) \

Definition of techie

: a person who is very knowledgeable or enthusiastic about technology and especially high technology

Other Words from techie

techie adjective

Examples of techie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those that are in their own techie fog are utterly unaware that anyone cares about AI ethics, to begin with. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2022 Robbie Amell is trading the worlds of superheroes and techie afterlives for the universe of The Witcher. Nick Romano,, 14 Apr. 2022 In brief Companies that want to hire more people of color who are skilled in artificial intelligence should look outside the typical techie hubs of Silicon Valley and New York City. Jonathan Vanian, Fortune, 11 Feb. 2022 Another slip here is the casting of Effros in the lead role of Martin, a hangdog techie who travels from New York to Cape Cod to settle the estate of his late, estranged dad, Kenneth. Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times, 9 Feb. 2022 Treat the techie in your life to tomes revealing the inner workings of the companies and characters shaping big tech. Simon Hill, Wired, 11 Dec. 2021 In a 2018 New Yorker profile, the billionaire techie described his longstanding obsession and self-identification with Caesar Augustus, Rome’s first emperor. Declan Harty, Fortune, 5 Nov. 2021 The idea of using a hologram to solve its human counterpart's murder is a clever one, particularly in a show with techie Parker newly at the helm alongside techie McGee and Kasie. Sara Netzley,, 7 Dec. 2021 Samsung has seemingly found a winning formula for (soon to be) mass foldable adoption, moving the concept out of the niche techie community and into the mainstream. Janhoi Mcgregor, Forbes, 23 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of techie

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for techie

tech- (in technology, technician) + -ie

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17 May 2022

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“Techie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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