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digerati

[dij-uh-rah-tee, ‐rey‐] /ˌdɪdʒ əˈrɑ ti, ‐ˈreɪ‐/
plural noun
1.
people skilled with or knowledgeable about digital technologies, especially computers and the Internet.
Origin
1990-95; dig(ital) + (lit)erati
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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

digerati

/ˌdɪdʒəˈrɑːtɪ/
plural noun
1.
the people who earn large amounts of money through internet-related business
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Slang definitions & phrases for digerati

digerati

noun

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

jargon
(Or "digirati". By analogy with "literati" - people knowledgeable about literature) People knowledgeable about computers, "computer literate".
[Newsweek, March 1995?].
(1995-05-07)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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