Definition of geek chic in US English:

geek chic

noun

informal
  • The dress, appearance, and culture associated with computing and technology enthusiasts, regarded as stylish or fashionable.

    ‘the crowd is young, the style is geek chic, and the latest in computer gadgetry is on display’
    • ‘He studied computing, and had a certain air of geek chic about him.’
    • ‘This is bound to be the next wave in Japanese geek chic: remote-controlled home robots.’
    • ‘Phones have become geek chic fashion accessories.’
    • ‘For one thing he's not simply another Hollywood hot shot embracing geek chic for the sake of a part.’
    • ‘It's all part of the new geek chic which means it finally is really hip to be square.’
    • ‘Finally picked up my ultra geek chic glasses on Saturday.’
    • ‘We're in a time of geek chic - a lot of girls go for that type.’
    • ‘There's plenty of the knitted stuff to choose from: will it be a touch of modern day 70s geek chic with a tank top?’
    • ‘Self-assured and well coiffed, with square geek-chic glasses, he's a far cry from the stereotypical pasty and ponytailed tech jock.’
    • ‘My clothes now have an easygoing geek chic look that my friends say well suits my personality.’