verb (used without object)
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Origin of geek
historical usage of geek
OTHER WORDS FROM geekgeeky, adjective
Words nearby geek
Example sentences from the Web for geek
I was thrilled, it really spoke to me — I felt like I was both a freak and a geek at different times in high school.
Ironically, they’re two of the most powerful Avengers around, but geek hierarchy dictates their roles would be of the supporting variety in any Avengers movie get-together while big guns threw shields, hammers and fists.‘WandaVision’ on Disney Plus gives Marvel Studios its first true power couple|David Betancourt|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
To get out the vote and fundraise for the 2020 election, she partnered with geek icons like David Tennant of Doctor Who fame and the cast of Supernatural.Can Captain America serve two dramatically different versions of America?|Aja Romano|January 12, 2021|Vox
In the 47 states other than Ohio, Michigan and Louisiana, only the geeks knew anything about him.Nick Saban continues a stretch unmatched in the history of college football|Chuck Culpepper|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
He is the type of geek who loves to explore subjects ranging from Marketing to Lifestyle and Money Saving.How to use heatmaps to level up your content marketing game|Lyuthar Jacob|December 18, 2020|Search Engine Watch
He grew up both a computer geek in the early days of video games and an avid record collector.DJ Spooky Wants You To Question Everything You Know About Music, Technology, and Philosophy|Oliver Jones|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But I was a choir geek, and then got frustrated and took an acting class and realized that was the thing for me.Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every geek in the Free Culture movement had the idea for Kickstarter years before Kickstarter actually existed.Death of the Author by Viral Infection: In Defense of Taylor Swift, Digital Doomsayer|Arthur Chu|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure, but I was more of a musical theater geek than a Disney fan.Anna Kendrick on Feminism, #GamerGate, and the Celebrity Hacking Attack|Marlow Stern|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the geek, Lionel (Tyler James Williams), is a closeted gay who finds himself alienated by blacks and whites.‘Dear White People’: How An Ex-Publicist’s Twitter Became One of the Year’s Most Important Films|Marlow Stern|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A rousing tale of techno-geek rebellion, as necessary and dangerous as file sharing, free speech, and bottled water on a plane.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
"A notorious geek and gull," I said, borrowing from a more distinguished writer.
When a geek prince hired out as a laborer for a year on Niflheim, he did so for only one purpose—to learn Terran technologies.
Any question of geek psychology is wide open as far as I'm concerned; the longer I stay here, the less I understand it.
"I heard what happened, how they found him, and about that geek chamber-valet being arrested," von Schlichten said.