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techie

or tekkie

[tek-ee] /ˈtɛk i/
noun, Informal.
1.
a technical expert, student, or enthusiast, especially in the field of electronics.
2.
a technician, as for a stage crew.
Origin of techie
1980-1985
1980-85; tech(nical) + -ie
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techie

/ˈtɛkɪ/
noun (pl) techies
1.
a person who is skilled in the use of technological devices, such as computers
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or skilled in the use of technological devices, such as computers
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Word Origin and History for techie
n.

one well-versed in the latest technology, by 1984.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for techie

tech 1

noun

An engineering or technology college

[1906+; fr technology]

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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