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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.
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(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
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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]
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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
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[ˈtekɪ] Ntecnologuillo/a m/f
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[ˈtɛki] nexpert m en technologie
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n (inf)Technikfreak m (inf)
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