Definition of technoid in English:

technoid

adjective

  • 1Originally and chiefly North American. Technological in a marked or extreme way; technologically sophisticated or complex; characterized by expertise in or enthusiasm for technology.

  • 2Of or relating to music employing sounds generated or modified electronically, especially using synthesizers; specifically (in later use) relating to or characteristic of techno music.

noun

  • 1Originally and chiefly North American. An enthusiast for or expert in technology; a techie, a tech-head.

  • 2A performer of or enthusiast for techno music.

Origin

1950s. From techn- + -oid. In later use in senses A. 2, B. 2 also partly from techno + -oid.

Pronunciation

technoid

/ˈtɛknɔɪd/