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Geek vs. Seek

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  • Geek (noun)

    A carnival performer specializing in bizarre and unappetizing behavior.

    "I once saw a geek bite the head off a live chicken."

  • Geek (noun)

    A person who is intensely interested in a particular field or hobby and often having limited or nonstandard social skills. Often used with an attributive noun.

    "I was a complete computer geek in high school, but I get out a lot more now."

    "Most famous actors are really theater geeks at heart."

  • Geek (noun)

    An expert in a technical field, particularly one having to do with computers.

    "My laptop’s locked up again. I need a geek."

    "Do you need a hardware geek or a software geek?"

  • Geek (noun)

    The subculture of geeks; an esoteric subject of interest that is marginal to the social mainstream; the philosophy, events, and physical artifacts of geeks.

  • Geek (noun)

    An unfashionable or socially undesirable person.

    "Why do you hang around with them? They’re just geeks."

  • Geek (noun)

    A look.

    "Have a geek at this."

  • Geek (verb)

    To behave geekishly or in a socially awkward manner, especially when under the influence of drugs or other psycho-active substances, and exhibiting such marked characteristics as hyperactivity, repetitiveness, talkativeness, nervousness, irritability, or paranoia.

    "Hey, check out that guy...he's really geeking out pretty bad."

  • Geek (verb)

    To look; to peep; to stare about intently.

  • Seek (verb)

    To try to find; to look for; to search for.

    "I seek wisdom."

  • Seek (verb)

    To ask for; to solicit; to beseech.

    "I seek forgiveness through prayer."

  • Seek (verb)

    To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at.

    "I sought my fortune on the goldfields."

  • Seek (verb)

    To go, move, travel (in a given direction).

  • Seek (verb)

    To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to.

    "When the alarm went off I sought the exit in a panic."

  • Seek (verb)

    To attempt, endeavour, try

    "Our company does not seek to limit its employees from using the internet or engaging in social networking."

  • Seek (verb)

    To navigate through a stream.

    "scrub"

  • Seek (noun)

    The navigating through a stream.

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  • Geek (noun)

    A performer in a carnival, often presented as a wild man, who performs grotesquely disgusting acts, such as biting the head off a live chicken or snake.

  • Geek (noun)

    Any eccentric or strange person; an oddball; an eccentric.

  • Geek (noun)

    A student who is socially inept and a misfit in his class, especially one who is an intellectual; a nerd; a dork.

  • Geek (noun)

    An intellectually inclined person, especially one who is interested in scientific or technical subjects; as, a group of geeks wearing pocket protectors; - originally a deprecatory and contemptuous term, but in the 1990's, with the increase in popularity of computers and the frequency of accumulation of great wealth by computer entrepreneurs, it has come to be used with noticeable frequency by technically competent people to refer to themselves, ironically and sometimes proudly.

  • Seek (adjective)

    Sick.

  • Seek

    To go in search of; to look for; to search for; to try to find.

  • Seek

    To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to beseech.

  • Seek

    To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at; as, to seek wealth or fame; to seek one's life.

  • Seek

    To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to.

  • Seek (verb)

    To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Geek (noun)

    a carnival performer who does disgusting acts

  • Geek (noun)

    a person with an unusual or odd personality

  • Seek (noun)

    the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk

  • Seek (verb)

    try to get or reach;

    "seek a position"

    "seek an education"

    "seek happiness"

  • Seek (verb)

    try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of;

    "The police are searching for clues"

    "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"

  • Seek (verb)

    make an effort or attempt;

    "He tried to shake off his fears"

    "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"

    "The police attempted to stop the thief"

    "He sought to improve himself"

    "She always seeks to do good in the world"

  • Seek (verb)

    go to or towards;

    "a liquid seeks its own level"

  • Seek (verb)

    inquire for;

    "seek directions from a local"

Princeton's WordNet

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