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trekkie

noun

an avid fan of Star Trek science fiction, television shows, and films; by extension, a person interested in space travel; also called Trekker

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n.

1888, South African, "party of trekkers" (see trek). Meaning "fan of the television program 'Star Trek' " attested by 1976.

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Trekkie

noun

A devotee of the television science-fiction series Star Trek: Star Trek II. The Wrath of Khan. Come, all ye Trekkers/ Trekkies hate being called Trekkies. They call themselves ''Trekkers'' (1976+)


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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