how to pronounce geek


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geek is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of geek in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… shadowmen go geek and awesome person …”

meanings of geek


  1. A carnival performer specializing in bizarre and unappetizing behavior.
  2. A person who is intensely interested in a particular field or hobby and often having limited or nonstandard social skills. Often used with an attributive noun.
  3. The subculture of geeks; an esoteric subject of interest that is marginal to the social mainstream; the philosophy, events, and physical artifacts of geeks; geekness.
  4. A look. Have a geek at this.
  5. An expert in a technical field, particularly one having to do with computers.
  6. An unfashionable or socially undesirable person.


  1. To look; to peep; to stare about intently.
  2. To behave geekishly or in a socially awkward manner, especially when under the influence of drugs or other psycho-active substances, and exhibiting such marked characteristics as hyperactivity, repetitiveness, talkativeness, nervousness, irritability, or paranoia.

geek frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word geek occurs in english on average 8.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics geek can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that geek can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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