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also tek·kie  (tĕk′ē)
n. Informal
One who studies or is highly interested or proficient in a technical field, especially electronics.


(ˈtɛkɪ) or


n, pl techies
a person who is skilled in the use of technological devices, such as computers
of, relating to, or skilled in the use of technological devices, such as computers


or tek•kie

(ˈtɛk i)

n. Informal.
1. a technical expert, student, or enthusiast, esp. in the field of electronics.
2. a technician, as for a stage crew.
[1965–70; by shortening; see -ie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.techie - a technician who is highly proficient and enthusiastic about some technical field (especially computing)techie - a technician who is highly proficient and enthusiastic about some technical field (especially computing)
computer programing, computer programming, programing, programming - creating a sequence of instructions to enable the computer to do something
technician - someone whose occupation involves training in a specific technical process


[ˈtekɪ] Ntecnologuillo/a m/f


[ˈtɛki] nexpert m en technologie


n (inf)Technikfreak m (inf)
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