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Obsessive interest in or enthusiasm for a subject, typically one of specialist or minority interest.‘the New York Comic Con begins today, and with it comes all the geekery one expects of comic-book conventions’
- ‘Brief bit of bike geekery now.’
- ‘Oh yes, this is definitely my sort of geekery.’
- ‘You may know plenty of women who are involved in geekery.’
- ‘Now there's a fine example of ancient Internet geekery!’
- ‘There's a free spirit in gaming culture that's represented in charming geekery.’
- ‘Beware: Intense geekery for the rest of today's entry.’
- ‘Geekery has always been a boy thing, but the report reveals that 33% are female!’
- ‘Blimey, it's official, I'm definitely heading into the deep dark world of photographic geekery.’
- ‘You could sprinkle each one with a disparate bit of geekery, or go all out with a massive multi-monitor spread.’
- ‘This involved a great deal of driving and then some techie geekery so that I could record the gig.’
- ‘Oh yes, I had entered the world of geekery, wizardry and nerdery.’
- ‘Computer geekery aside, the book was an interesting insight into the world of the solo operative.’
- ‘It's for people who engage in geekery as a lifestyle rather than as a vocation.’
- ‘It wasn't all hard-core geekery though.’
- ‘Right, carry on with the transport geekery!’
- ‘Luckily for me, I have a focus for my geekery, in the form of this weblog.’
- ‘It made shopping for comics and other geekery as birthday gifts easy, provided I was willing to brave the sales staff.’
- ‘It's a lively locus of geekery, pop culture and technology activism.’
- ‘Forty-eight hours, hundreds of hackers and an endless supply of pizza: the perfect combination for a weekend of geekery.’
- ‘So there's lots of music geekery coming up, folks.’
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