geek

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n geek a person with an unusual or odd personality
    • n geek a carnival performer who does disgusting acts
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Usage

In literature:

Phreaks Against Phreaks Against Geeks.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Placing at the back of the hole a duck's head that Ne-geek had shot for the purpose, Oo-koo-hoo scattered a few feathers about.
"The Drama of the Forests" by Arthur Heming
Just what could the geeks do with a dog?
"Ullr Uprising" by Henry Beam Piper
I know all the other geeks kowtow to him.
"Uller Uprising" by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
Each looked as if executed with a Squirt Gun by a Nervous Geek on his way to a Three Days Cure.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
Mr. Obadiah Geek has broken his long silence to some purpose.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. CLVIII, January 7, 1920" by Various
Geek houses, like in the old college days.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In news:

Felicia Day's 'Geek And Sundry ' Could Be The Future Of TV.
Felicia Day Launches Geek & Sundry YouTube Channel.
Hollywood actress and well-known gamer Felicia Day used WonderCon 2012 in Anaheim to announce her new YouTube channel, Geek & Sundry , which launches April 2nd.
IWitness spoke over webcam with two of the participants -- a self-described geek who flew in from Los Angeles and a Swazi web and music entrepreneur -- to get their take.
Beer geeks are the baseball stats freaks of the beverage world.
Then you're in luck if you like to dress to impress and have a leaning towards geek chic.
Gleeman & the Geek Ep 60: Tickle Me Pink.
Among them are Alex Wer, self-styled "Pumpkin Geek," who lives near Sacramento, Calif. Scott Cummins, a Perryton, Texas, middle-school art teacher.
W ith his shaggy hair and white-rimmed glasses, Chris Peck seems just another indie rock kid subscribing to the Weezer school of geek chic.
Zuckerberg's Hoodie, Jobs' Turtleneck and Other Icons of Geek Style.
About 120 self-described geeks got together Saturday in a Georgetown basement to discuss the merits of JavaScript, toss around ideas about improving the Web and, in one session, learn the art of juggling.
Two aging computer geeks are setting out to reinvent business travel.
If You STILL Haven't Seen "Freaks and Geeks" and " Undeclared ".
'Freaks and Geeks' episodes will resurface on IFC starting Friday.
IFC has acquired syndication rights for decade-old Judd Apatow TV comedies "Freaks and Geeks" and " Undeclared .".
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