trekkie

n.

1888, South African, "party of trekkers" (see trek). Meaning "fan of the television program 'Star Trek' " attested by 1976.


Nearby words

  1. treitschke,
  2. treitschke, heinrich von,
  3. trek,
  4. trek, great,
  5. trekker,
  6. trelawney,
  7. trellis,
  8. trellised,
  9. trelliswork,
  10. trematoda

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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