technonerd

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

techno- +‎ nerd

Noun[edit]

technonerd (plural technonerds)

  1. A nerd with an interest in technology; technogeek.
    • 1989, Flying Magazine (volume 116, number 3, March 1989, page 104)
      I'm a technonerd about all things that concern airplanes and sailboats.
    • 2004, Philip Mirowski, The effortless economy of science?, page 379:
      As the technonerd fearlessly raises his plastic card to the black slot, the bum says, in a slightly aggressive tone: "Spare change?"
    • 2012, Mark L. Chambers, iMac For Dummies
      Best of all, you don't have to be a technonerd to use all that power!