geeklet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

geek +‎ -let

Noun[edit]

geeklet (plural geeklets)

  1. (slang, sometimes pejorative) A young or unimportant geek.
    • 1994, Rudy Rucker, Live Robots: 2 in 1 Volume of Software/Wetware, Avon Books (1994), ISBN 9780380775439, page 196:
      [] And tell Mom to keep quiet, too. If she gets drunk and starts talking about me, I'm going to — "
      "Relax, geeklet."
    • 2010, Ken Denmead, Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share, Gotham Books (2010), ISBN 9781101404317, unnumbered page:
      [] Tom Baker's Doctor Who Scarf, a Hogwarts Gryffindor Scarf, or anything else you and your geeklet's imagination can come up with.
    • 2012, Natania Barron, Kathy Ceceri, Corrina Lawson, & Jenny Williams, Geek Mom: Projects, Tips, and Adventures for Moms and Their 21st-Century Families, Potter Craft (2012), ISBN 9780823085927, page 51:
      Though you don't have to think of a theme, having one can help you (or your younger, easily distracted geeklet) stay focused.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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