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techie

[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.
Also, tekkie.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85; tech(nical) + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for techies

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 techies

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 techies

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.
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Related Abbreviations for techies

techies

technologically oriented people
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