Origin of geek
historical usage of geek
OTHER WORDS FROM geekgeeky, adjective
How to use geek in a sentence
You could get by with just one of these freezer sleeves, but most wine geeks would probably feel existential dread if they had fewer than two.The ideal temperature for your wine is probably not what you think|Dave McIntyre|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
That was for that sequence where the geeks are failing in gym class at softball.
You’d think of a geek and you’d think of Steve Urkel, before “Freaks and Geeks.”
There was some slightly adolescent drama playing out between the geeks at the time that was not quite as prevalent among the freaks.
It had a relatively small user base, mostly made up of digital security geeks.The Inside Story of How Signal Became the Private Messaging App for an Age of Fear and Distrust|Billy Perrigo|September 25, 2020|Time
Teasers to Reverse Flash and Crisis on Infinite Earths will appease geeky fanboys.‘The Flash’ Review: Teen Angst Gets a Comic Book Quickie|Sujay Kumar|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the time of brother vs. brother, the problem with David Miliband was deemed to be his geeky image: another irony.
Is he going to be happy being dismissed as too geeky for Christie to waste his time on back in high school?
He chats with Kevin Fallon about marriage, family, and his own geeky charm.
That geeky attention to detail came in handy with the 3-D dress.
Darryl and I, when we traded keys, that was kind of a mini-keysigning party, one with only two sad and geeky attendees.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
She was gaunt and tall and geeky and talked like an engineer, with the nerd accent.Makers|Cory Doctorow
A couple of geeky Korean kids were seated at the communal workbench, eating donuts and wrestling with drivers.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow