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geek

1. slang Someone considered uncool and eccentric, typically due to being passionate about interests that are not generally popular, and perhaps also to being somewhat socially inept. Used in a derogatory way. Just ask one of those geeks if you can borrow their notes. Did some geek really try to ask you to the dance? Ugh. I thought this was supposed to be a party—it's just geeks playing Dungeons and Dragons!
2. slang Someone unabashedly passionate about a very specific interest or interests. Used as a term of endearment or pride. Finally, a convention for me and my fellow geeks. I'm a chess geek, so I've watched every chess documentary I can kind.

geek

and geke
1. n. a disgusting and repellent person; a creep. (Rude and derogatory.) The convention was a seething morass of pushy sales geeks and glad-handers.
2. n. an earnest student; a hardworking student. (Usually objectionable.) It looks like the geeks are taking over this campus. How gross!
3. n. a person, soldier, or civilian of an East Asian country, especially in wartime. (Rude and derogatory.) Willy is tired of geeks and the way they talk.

geke

verb
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The Conference's Dutch President, Geke Faber, Secretary of State for Agriculture, described the adoption of these guidelines as a "decisive breakthrough".Invasive alien species.The Conference also adopted fifteen guiding principles aiming to develop strategies for reducing the proliferation and impact of invasive alien species, a phenomenon threatening numerous ecosystems and currently accelerating owing to globalisation.
(91.) Huaying Chang account books (Hong Kong: Special Collections, University of Hong Kong, unpublished materials, 1899-1937), record of individual accounts (geke fuji).
Esta especie es dedicada a la Senora Geke Hendrika Faber, Viceministra de Agricultura, Conservacion y Pesca de los Paises Bajos, por su colaboracion a traves del proyecto NODA al estudio de la biodiversidad de plantas en Costa Rica.
Gemeinschaft Evangelischer Kirchen in Europa (GEKE)/ Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE)/Communion d'Eglises Protestantes en Europe (CEPE), Taufe im Leben der Kirchen.
Kortner, "Amt--Ordination--Episkope: Zum Stand der Diskussion in der Gemeinschaft Evangelischer Kirchen in Europa (GEKE)," pp.
Ernst Michael Dorrfuss, "Reformatorische Orientierung im judisch-christlichen Gesprach: Die Studie 'Kirche und Israel' der Gemeinschaft Evangelischer Kirchen in Europa (GEKE)--Ein europaischer Beitrag zur theologischen interpretation der besonderen Verbundenheit von Christen und Juden," pp.