Definition of geek noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɡiːk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡiːk//
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  1. 1a person who is boring, wears clothes that are not fashionable, does not know how to behave in social situations, etc. synonym nerd
  2. 2a person who is very interested in and who knows a lot about a particular subject a computer geek
  3. Word Originlate 19th cent.: from the related English dialect word geck ‘fool’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch gek ‘mad, silly’.

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