1 : a person often of an intellectual bent who is disliked. 2 : an enthusiast or expert especially in a technological field or activity computer geek. 3 : a carnival performer often billed as a wild man whose act usually includes biting the head off a live chicken or snake.
What is a geek and a nerd?
Nerd: “socially awkward” and “an intelligent but single-minded person obsessed with a nonsocial hobby or pursuit” Geek: “a digital-technology expert or enthusiast” and “a person who has excessive enthusiasm for and some expertise about a specialized subject or activity”
Is geek worse than nerd?
Geeks are collection oriented, gathering facts and mementos related to their subject of interest. They are obsessed with the newest, coolest, trendiest things that their subject has to offer. Nerd – A studious intellectual, although again of a particular topic or field.
Whats the opposite of geek?
▲ (anti-intellectual) Opposite of an overly studious or intellectual person. anti-intellectual. lowbrow. philistine.
What does geeks mean in slang?
Noun. Slang. A person whose interests ALWAYS take precedence over popularity or conformity. A person who displays the willingness to bear the public shame of liking some weird thing and not caring who knows it.
What do you call a computer geek?
Noun. Computer expert. techie. hacker.