geeky


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

geek

 (gēk) Slang
n.
1.
a. A person regarded as foolish, inept, or clumsy.
b. A person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits but is felt to be socially inept.
2. A carnival performer whose show consists of bizarre acts, such as biting the head off a live chicken.
tr.v. geeked, geek·ing, geeks
To excite emotionally: I'm geeked about that new video game.

[Perhaps alteration of dialectal geck, fool, from Low German gek, from Middle Low German.]

geek′y adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Translations

geeky

[ˈgiːkɪ] ADJ (esp US) → cretino
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

geeky

adj (+er) (esp US inf) → dämlich (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Dressed in a navy blue top, the 'Student of the Year 2' actor looks geeky yet beautiful.
There'll aslo be a cosplay crew dressed as characters from film and telly including a team from the 99th Garrison, one of the UK's largest Star Wars costuming groups and a huge trader's village selling all kinds of geeky goodies.
Top top it all off, there will be comic book sellers and geeky traders in the main room as well as in the upstairs 'Geek Street' with tons of geeky toys, comics, collectables, art, jewellery, gaming and more.
Getting Geeky meet up every weekend to discuss all things sci-fi at Comicrazy shop in Paisley's Old Sneddon Street.
Mesa, AZ, January 08, 2019 --(PR.com)-- As of January 1, 2019, Geeky Girls Website Design will be expanding services for clients through a rebrand.
Comedy James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 Phoenix Theatre, London (January 14 - 19) touring (September 9 - December 6) The geeky comic has added West End dates to his tour.
Howard, too geeky to interact with girls except online, has a huge crush on Hollywood's hottest scifi starlet.
Cameron's family has just moved to Eugene, Oregon, and the local comic shop, where Cameron finds inspiration for her costume designs, is managed by Brody, who thinks girls have no place in the world of comics, gaming, and other similarly "geeky" interests.
I just thought he was geeky A WORK colleague of Redvers Bickley told the court he sounded upset on the night of the stabbings.
Inspired by a concept design uploaded in 2016 on the website Dave's Geeky Ideas, the Thor Hammer Tool Kit has been made a reality through ThinkGeek.