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[dij-uh-rah-tee, ‐rey‐] /ˌdɪdʒ əˈrɑ ti, ‐ˈreɪ‐/
plural noun
people skilled with or knowledgeable about digital technologies, especially computers and the Internet.
Origin of digerati
1990-95; dig(ital) + (lit)erati Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for digerati
  • The overheated digerati went on a metaphor spree, mixing shamelessly.
  • But there is good reason for everyone-not only the ironically appropriate niche digerati crowd-to reclaim handwriting.
  • It is not a vision that is universally welcomed among the digerati.
  • He photocopies it himself and hand-delivers it to coffee shops and other digerati-haunted locales.
  • You've said before that the digerati should pay more attention to politics.
  • But the digerati are at fault as well for not recognizing the rush toward pay-for-use.
  • It amuses me when people rant about digerati-biased articles in this publication.
  • Digital gurus should take note from those of the new digerati: the edition is filled with local, local, and more local news.
  • The digerati should already be picking out formal gowns and making sure that their shoes match their mouse pads.
British Dictionary definitions for digerati


plural noun
the people who earn large amounts of money through internet-related business
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for digerati



Persons who use and enjoy computers; computer-literate people; chiphead: Unix computers connect to the Well, a convivial gathering spot for San Francisco's digerati/ Wired offers in-depth reporting, fiction and profiles of the digerati

[1990s+; fr digital plus literati]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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digerati in Technology

(Or "digirati". By analogy with "literati" - people knowledgeable about literature) People knowledgeable about computers, "computer literate".
[Newsweek, March 1995?].

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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