Definition of technophile in English:



  • A person who is enthusiastic about new technology.

    ‘he became an ardent technophile, buying every new gadget on the market’
    • ‘Is this a revolt by the hard-core technophiles?’
    • ‘While many technophiles have been willing to make such a deal, the average user might not.’
    • ‘There's no way the media companies can fight the technophiles and win this battle.’
    • ‘However, what may be lacking for the extreme technophiles will not be at all distracting for the average filmgoer.’
    • ‘Handset quality remains a problem but this should not come as any great surprise to technophiles.’
    • ‘The technophiles and apparent technophobes at the conference seldom engaged closely with each other's presentations and ideas.’
    • ‘Mr Thomas said the steady increase in sales was being driven now by family buyers, rather than hardened technophiles.’
    • ‘Do not panic - the book is not targeted at technophiles.’
    • ‘Some may still regard the Internet as a place for student and technophiles, but people of all ages are now online. To prove it, there are now dozens of websites dedicated to the more mature Internet user.’
    • ‘We're going via a day's stopover in Tokyo and I'm travelling with some serious technophiles so it's going to be lots of fun.’
    • ‘If such technology manages to spread beyond the limits of the experiment and grow in availability it will surely provoke no end of debate between the technophiles and luddites of the arts community.’
    • ‘Real technophiles will be disappointed about the limited scope of their game.’
    • ‘A magazine is also being launched and technophiles can even play the game on their mobile phones.’
    • ‘I don't believe that it's worth paying for, and I can't imagine anyone but a few technophiles buying and deploying it.’
    • ‘What began as a pet project for technophiles has become a multibillion-dollar industry, with uses ranging from untethered computers in the home to major networking connections for telecommunications giants.’
    • ‘This look at the current status of robot evolution will intrigue technophiles, sci-fi fans and those with an interest in the social sciences alike.’
    • ‘Moreover, despite the enthusiasm of the technophiles, putting disparate functions together doesn't necessarily attract buyers.’
    • ‘There has to be room for the technophobes as well as the technophiles.’
    • ‘The latest trend among technophiles is to communicate through video logs online journals replete with film clips shot on digital video cameras.’
    • ‘Although he was certainly not a technophile, he was not against technology in itself.’