geek out


Also found in: Idioms.

geek out

To temporarily enter techno-nerd mode while in a non-hackish context, for example at parties held near computer equipment. Especially used when you need to do or say something highly technical and don't have time to explain: "Pardon me while I geek out for a moment."

See computer geek, propeller head.
References in periodicals archive ?
com)-- With the announcement of major refinements to their highly reviewed and award winning Geek Out product line, LH Labs released their latest revision, Geek Out V2, which has already brought in over $200,000 in pre-orders in a matter of only 23 days.
The most notable difference between this current pre-sales event, in lieu of a crowd-designing and crowdfunding campaign, is that Geek Out V2 will bypass the crowd-design phase and be available for immediate delivery after the Indiegogo campaign is completed in July, thereby appealing to a consumer base that would otherwise be uninterested in a lengthy product development cycle or delivery schedule.
While Card may not be involved directly, Geek Out argues any money made by the film will help add to Card's wealth.