An example of a geek is a person who has fun spending his entire day figuring out how computers work.
An example of a geek is a person who has a genius IQ but is very uncomfortable in social settings.
I'm geeked about that new video game.
I once saw a geek bite the head off a live chicken.
Why do you hang around with them? They’re just geeks.
Origin of geek
- Perhaps alteration of dialectal geck fool from Low German gek from Middle Low German
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition