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technophile

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛknə(ʊ)fʌɪl
 
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Definition of technophile in English:

noun

A person who is enthusiastic about new technology: he became an ardent technophile, buying every new gadget on the market
More example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

technophilia

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈfɪlɪə/
noun
Example sentences
  • 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.

technophilic

2
Pronunciation: /-ˈfɪlɪk/
adjective
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with technophile

necrophile

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