\ˈte-kē \

Definition of techy 

: characterized by technological sophistication : technical techy innovations

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To techy types, this seems much more efficient and futuristic. The Economist, "The future of food, served up right here in augmented reality," 7 July 2018 Since a dude named Travis launched an app called UberCab in 2010, techy transportation companies have argued that providing regulators with too much data threatens rider privacy and their own intellectual property. Aarian Marshall, WIRED, "California's Heavy-Handed Plan to Regulate the Self-Driving Car Biz," 24 May 2018 Will The Wave Top, Bottom, and Long Sleeve One Piece—in multiple colors that combine delicate details, techy qualities (think: quick-drying fabric with UV protection) and an overall beautiful, figure-flattering silhouette., "Lululemon Launched a Swim Collection, and We Want Everything," 14 May 2018 The graphics in both the Ryzen 3 2200G and 5 2400G, according to smarter, techier folks than myself, is roughly in-line with the Nvidia GeForce 1030—a part that'd cost around $100 on its own, without the main processor attached. Brendan Nystedt, WIRED, "Want to Learn More About Computers? Try Building Your Own PC," 4 Apr. 2018 Investor interest in Ford has sagged over legitimate concern that the company’s current job—building cars—might be neglected in its rush toward ephemeral, techy pursuits. Alexander Stoklosa, Car and Driver, "Ford’s Future Lineup Laid Bare: Here’s What We Know (Including Bronco, GT500, and More!)," 15 Mar. 2018 And if the main event - a 10.3-inch split-screen multimedia display - isn't techy enough, there's an optional color heads-up display for $900. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "Stunning LEXUS LC 500H Grand Tourer pushes the envelope," 23 Feb. 2018 Happily, the brow gurus over at Benefit Cosmetics have come up with a genius — and totally techy — solution. Melanie Rud Chadwick, Allure, "Benefit Cosmetics Launches Try-On Technology to Find Your Perfect Eyebrow Shape," 15 Jan. 2018 The brand was not only delineated by its decidedly more techy, activewear focus, but also for the red rubber branding that adorned all its pieces. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "One Year Ago Prada Had Never Shown a Nylon Bag on the Runway, Now It’s a Mainstay of Its Fall 2018 Men’s Collection," 14 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of techy

1977, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for techy

technological + 1-y

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