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One who has a love of or enthusiasm for technology, especially computers and high technology: "Other technophiles see genetic engineering as a route to growth that is almost without end" (Charles C. Mann).

tech′no·phil′i·a (-fĭl′ē-ə) n.
tech′no·phil′i·ac′ (-ăk′) adj.
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a person who is enthusiastic about technology
enthusiastic about technology
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.technophile - a person who is enthusiastic about new technologytechnophile - a person who is enthusiastic about new technology
fancier, enthusiast - a person having a strong liking for something
technophobe - a person who dislikes or avoids new technology
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