“Neektopia” – A Definition

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Neek /nik/
noun
1. someone who does not know whether they are a nerd or a geek, and has decided to opt for both.
2. an intellectually-minded person.
3. …one with any of a wide variety of interests about which they are unironically enthusiastic, including (but not limited to):
– various franchises (television programs, films, novels, etc.)
– academic subjects (mathematics, science, engineering, linguistics, history, etc.)
– technology (computing, crafts, etc.)
– interests or hobbies which others deem obscure, obsessive, or immature (trading cards, video games, comic books, superheroes, fantasy, science fiction, etc.)
– fine arts
– non-mainstream music
– Segways
Origin:
portmanteau of the words “nerd” and “geek.”

-Topia /toʊpiə/
suffix of nouns
1. indicates a place with specified characteristics.
Origin:
from the Greek tóp(os), meaning place.

Neektopia /nik’toʊpiə/
noun
1. a place for neeks of all kinds to enjoy themselves.
Origin:
“neek” + “-topia.”

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