techie

[tek-ee]
noun Informal.
1.
a technical expert, student, or enthusiast, especially in the field of electronics.
2.
a technician, as for a stage crew.
Also, tekkie.


Origin:
1980–85; tech(nical) + -ie

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To techie
Collins
World English Dictionary
techie or informal techy (ˈtɛkɪ)
 
n , pl techies
1.  a person who is skilled in the use of technological devices, such as computers
 
adj
2.  of, relating to, or skilled in the use of technological devices, such as computers
 
techy or informal techy
 
n
 
adj

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Practically anything you can imagine, from techie trinkets to professional
  gear, is right at your fingertips.
We also don't post about cyberpunk and techie stuff because it's covered better
  elsewhere.
But now, consumer review blog sites give hundreds of early adopter techie
  experience blogs in the first days.
His latest effort combines some nifty techie tricks with the dual trends of
  cheapening storage and broadband growth.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature