noun Informal.
a technical expert, student, or enthusiast, especially in the field of electronics.
a technician, as for a stage crew.
Also, tekkie.

1980–85; tech(nical) + -ie Unabridged
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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
2.  of, relating to, or skilled in the use of technological devices, such as computers
techy or informal techy

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Slang Dictionary

techie definition

  1. n.
    a student in a technical or engineering college. : Of course, one groovy guy proves that techies aren't nerds, right?
  2. n.
    a person with technical skills or knowledge. : The techies say it should work, theoretically, that is.
  3. mod.
    having to do with technical people or things. : I don't like this techie jargon.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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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
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.
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