One of four titles used to classify someone based on their technical and social skills. The other three titles are nerd, dork, and normie. The difference between the four titles can be easily shown in table form:

................ Technical ...... Social
Title ............ Skills ......... Skills
---------- ---------------- ------------
Normie ......... No ............. Yes
Geek ........... Yes ............. Yes
Nerd ............ Yes ............. No
Dork ............ No .............. No

Normie: A normal person. Blah.

Geek: An outwardly normal person who has taken the time to learn technical skills. Geeks have as normal a social life as anyone, and usually the only way to tell if someone is a geek is if they inform you of their skills.

Nerd: A socially awkward person who has learned technical skills due to the spare time they enjoy from being generally neglected. Their technical knowledge then leads normies to neglect them even further, leading to more development of their technical skills, more neglection, etc. This vicious cycle drives them even more into social oblivion.

Dork: A person who, although also socially awkward, doesn't have the intelligence to fill the void with technical pursuits, like a nerd, and is forced to do mindless activities. Almost always alone. Usually with an XBox. Like playing Halo. All day. Every day. Not even understanding how the Xbox is making the pretty pictures on the screen. Very sad.
If you met me at a party, you would have no idea that I enjoy finite element analysis-based inviscid flow modelling using computational fluid dynamics. That's because I'm a geek.
by SnipeYou August 26, 2006
The modern interpretation of geek is someone who has a strong interest and enthusiasm towards a particular generalized subject, or a specific segment of that subject. There is no restriction on the types of subject that would qualify someone as being a geek on that subject. The interest may be strictly observational, but could also be participatory.

A "nerd" is sometimes used interchangeably with "geek". But more accurately, a nerd is a type of geek (commonly, but not entirely, restricted to interests involving academics or fantasy) who has difficulty communicating coherently with others outside the realm of their own interest.
The subject of a geek's interest can be absolutely anything, such as cars, video games, live theater, movies, music, technology, etc. Or the interest could be focused on a specific segment, such as a type of car, a style of theater, a genre of movies, a style of music, an area of technology, etc.

A music geek's participation, for example, may be limited to just watching musical performances, or actively playing an instrument.

The largest, and most vocal, collection of people who have a strong interest and enthusiasm towards a particular subject would be sports geeks.
by mad_mallet January 22, 2014
*Alternate* Zombie(s). Literally one who eats the flesh of a human. This term is famous from the tv series "The Walking Dead" Where it is used interchangeably with the term walker and dead.
Geeks are goddamn everywhere in that city
Shut your mouth or you'll bring the geeks down on us!
At least a dozen walkers in the street plus two geeks in the alley!
by AbuHarb November 27, 2010
A Geek is an individual who is interested and very skilled with technology, they usually enjoy video games and comics as well as animé etc. They are not necessarily smart. Geeks, unlike nerds, are usually quite sociable and relatively popular in comparison to 'nerds'. Further more geeks are usually proud to be a geek.
"Do you know much about computers?"
"Yeah, i know all there is to know, I'm suck a geek."
"Thats really cool, we should go out sometime."
by BleedingNeko January 07, 2010
An Atlanta graffiti artists alias which stands for:


He often focuses on drawing what his acronym means.
I saw some graffiti by G.E.E.K. under I-285 yesterday
by Daktari February 20, 2009
A person who knows alot about alot of things, including comics, science fiction and cult movies and books.
kevin Smith is a geek who is very smart.
by SpiceMonkey August 21, 2008
1. Plural of geek. A highly evolved nerd, whose IQ surpasses yours, no doubt (and most likely mine)

2. That kid you beat up last year (he's so gonna *pwn j00* later on in life)
All your base are belong to us!!
by wysiwyg January 08, 2004
a geek is someone who is more interested in fanning over things or tech savvy, than academically inclined.
" man that dude is such a geek."
by lilypad1207cupcake January 08, 2016
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