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Geek

Informal and somewhat derogatory; a new hire at a Wall Street trading firm. The term was popularized by the book Liar's Poker, which describes the author's experience as a bond trader on Wall Street in the 1980s.
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Admittedly, The IT Crowd might have a slightly geekier consumer, but 370,000 people watch it on their computers, a significant fraction of the 1.
Rothman's Mac OS X Tiger For Unix Geeks: Demystifying The Geekier Side Of Mac OS X (0596009127, $34.
Some products inevitably nod to the geekier end of the gadget market - the carousels holding four bottles of spirits with built-in optics, for example - but elsewhere items are tasteful and well-chosen.
Bullied by the boys and laughed at by the girls, this skinny geek only finds comfort playing in a band with his even geekier friends.
Here's where Posner, in one of the geekier law-and-economics moments of his book, finds common ground with recent discussions of criticism within the art world (and neighboring precincts).
Tuesday night, geeky Steven's (Jay Baruchel) even geekier single dad (Loudon Wainwright) finds a very dubious reservoir of romance, to the consternation of the entire dorm floor.
32-year-old Georgina Mavris, from London, has a thing for comedian Stephen Merchant, Ricky Gervais's even geekier mate.
She's a regular voice on BBC Wales' weekly magazine show Sport Wales, and brought her knowledge of the weird and mechanical as a host on Robot Wars - and it doesn't come much geekier than robots.
Thankfully, in the UK we have the luxury of being able to sit around and wait and see whether the iPhone really is worth splashing out for: if we should plump for a geekier but more robust phone, or if we should wait until Apple improves upon its first version.
THE recent Class Reunion on Channel 5 was a classic piece of telly, as the geeks and freaks of 1982 pitched even geekier and freakier in 2002.
Undeclared'' deals with freshmen matriculating at the fictitious University of North Eastern California: In addition to Steven, who hopes to put his, well, geekier past behind him and seem like a cool kid, there's Lizzie (Carla Gallo), with whom Steven shares an attraction - too bad she has a very jealous boyfriend back home.