What do you call a geek?
The word geek is a slang term originally used to describe eccentric or non-mainstream people; in current use, the word typically connotes an expert or enthusiast obsessed with a hobby or intellectual pursuit. The term geek is often used interchangeably with the terms nerd and dweeb.
Is it OK to call someone a geek?
Is it considered offensive to call someone geek or nerd? Yes, it is absolutely offensive and demeaning. It is almost never used in a truly positive sense with a few exceptions. Nerds and Geeks are bullied, not celebrated.
What is a good word for geek?
synonyms for geekbuffoon.freak.nerd.weirdo.curiosity.dolt.goon.guru.More items
What is a nerdy person?
1 : a person who is socially awkward, unattractive, or not fashionable. 2 : a person who is extremely interested in technical or intellectual subjects. Other Words from nerd. nerdy / ˈnər-dē / adjective.