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geek out

slang To express excitement and enthusiasm about one's very specific and sometimes unpopular interest, especially by talking about it in great detail. My dad is a musician, so he totally geeked out during our trip to the Martin Guitar Factory. I completely geeked out when I realized I was looking at a sandhill crane—they're just so rare in this region! A: "Can I just geek out for a minute about how gorgeous Nicky Hopkins's piano playing is on this song?" B: "I don't know who that is, but sure?"
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geek out

in. to study hard. (see also geek.) Big test tomorrow. I’ve got to get home and geek out.
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(http://geeksout.org/) Geeks Out , a gay organization promoting interaction within the geek community, has announced plans to boycott "Ender's Game" due to Orson Scott Card's anti-gay beliefs.
On the "(http://skipendersgame.com/) Skip Ender's Game " website, Geeks Out states, "Skip Ender's Game is a call to action.
As part of the "Ender's Game" boycott, Geeks Out is setting up events in a number of cities, including New York, Chicago, Dallas and Toronto, during the film's Nov.
On the website, Geeks Out has a quote from a 1990 interview with Card discussing his stance of gay marriage.
Geeks Out hopes the boycott creates a strong reaction saying, "The queer geek community will not subsidize his fear-mongering and religious bullying.