Definition of technophile in English:


Line breaks: techno|phile
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛknə(ʊ)fʌɪl


A person who is enthusiastic about new technology: he became an ardent technophile, buying every new gadget on the market
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  • Moreover, despite the enthusiasm of the technophiles, putting disparate functions together doesn't necessarily attract buyers.
  • The technophiles and apparent technophobes at the conference seldom engaged closely with each other's presentations and ideas.
  • I don't believe that it's worth paying for, and I can't imagine anyone but a few technophiles buying and deploying it.



Pronunciation: /-ˈfɪlɪə/
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  • At every major university in the country, one can still see enormous closed-circuit television sets looming over lecture halls, gathering dust, never used, relics of an earlier period of technophilia.
  • French postwar technophilia and its concomitant minority strain of technophobia have generated a significant body of scholarly literature.
  • Broadly speaking, technophobia, misguided technophilia, and dysfunctional bodies and relationships emerged as thematic constants.


Pronunciation: /-ˈfɪlɪk/
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  • Well I think more extreme technophilic ideas do influence the direction of the science, if only because many of the scientists are the people who have these ideas.
  • What she shows so vividly is that the supposed functional justification for this suspension of the rights of citizens is itself based on a huge technophilic illusion.
  • As a cutting-edge audiophile invention, it seduced the technophilic, connoisseurist males who typically buy new sound equipment and quickly build collections of recordings.

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