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Geek as a verb?
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2013/06/04
7:35am
Jackie
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I know we’ve got some geeks here.  What do you all think? 

 

http://www.examiner.com/article/geek-is-not-a-verb

2013/06/04
8:28am
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I know I’ve linked to this in another thread here somewhere, but to me “geek” has always been a noun, and its relationship to “nerd” and “dweeb” and “dork” is aptly defined by this diagram:

http://gosmellthecoffee.com/files/2010/05/20090921-nerd-venn-diagram.jpg

But if somebody wants to try verbifying that noun, I say go right ahead and see if it catches on. Not like there’s any dearth of precedents. Personally, I doubt that “to geek” will ever make it into the dictionaries, given the ambiguity surrounding the meaning of the noun (Venn diagram notwithstanding).

I have used “geeky” as an adjective though.

 

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