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geek

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1 a person slavishly devoted to intellectual or academic pursuits
  • was quickly stereotyped as another computer geek

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2 a person with strong intellectual interests
  • a jock-dominated campus on which geeks were either ridiculed or ignored

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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

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The first known use of geek was in 1912

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“Geek.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/geek. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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