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A person who has assumed the role of celebrity among geek peers, but remains a nonentity to the rest of the world; most often through a high profile association with software or web based services that become particularly popular.
"That Marc Andreessen was a geekstar when he founded Netscape, but Bill Gates, well, people might aspire to his wealth, but nobody in their right mind would want to be him."
by Rich Boakes November 30, 2005
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Briefly, "the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own." Originally from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, which has a lot more beautiful neologism definitions like this you might enjoy.
I felt deep sonder thinking about the all the people who looked up this word along with me.
by rednos January 10, 2013
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An oxymoron: A person who is considered to be foolish, socially inept, and/or clumsy but at the same time many people like/appriciate/love them which is why Star is added to capture the celebrity like part of the term.
Original Meaning Of Geek: Fool
Nobody Uses This Word Unless Repping Or Else They Will Sound Like A Duck
iRep GeekStar
by WhoDoYouThinkItIs? September 05, 2009
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