alpha geek

n
American
the most technically proficient and/or knowledgeable member of a group. The term, usually but not invariably applied to males in an office or work-group, is inspired by the categorising of animal group-leaders as 'alpha males'. It was defined in Wired magazine in Septem-ber 1995.
► 'You gotta just identify the alpha geek and fire all your questions at him.' (Recorded, financial trader, New York, 1996)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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