I am looking Huge dick in Manukau a term which clearly defines somebody as a non-geek, without being derogatory. The best example I have seen is mugglebut it needs context to be understood, as in "You don't meet many muggles at a comic convention", or "even my muggle friends like my autologlyph fractal decal".
But while "muggle" makes it clear that he is a part of the "majority which is different", it is often hard to guess who the minority is. There are also Single tech geek looking for someone specific words, but they are mostly so derogatory that I would consider them rude even in a joke, like luser or n00b.
I definitely don't want to use them in a normal conversation. Layman could be used to describe someone who is "untrained or lacks knowledge of a subject". In terms of an antonym jock as in high school sports hero, not someone from Scotland is at the opposite pole Single tech geek looking for someone the social spectrum to geek. If you're looking, instead, to indicate that the person simply lacks all the qualities of a geek then normal is one option, because that indicates they're in the middle of any spectrum.
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The problem with categorising non-geeks with a single word is that geek signifies a group. Not being part of a group is not a remarkable thing, most people are not part of most groups, so you're looking for a word that describes people who don't have the properties of a geek.
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This is about the closest I've seen. Songle terms for non geeks are coined by geeks and tend towards derision. In somekne conversation or normal writing I'd suggest:. Not by any regular convention I've heard. I think it is dependent on context. Professionally I use the term someonr user.
Generally I like user: The common man has an out dated feel but common person can Singlr used easily both formally and informally. If you are able to use the reasonable person in speech it aught to be as easy to use. It also has no technical connotation yech user and unlike layman does not have the connotation there is a technical skill level or lack there of, perhaps as the author is talking down.
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This in some somepne suggest that a general audience although not as universal as the last example since layman and amateur have some relation who is not as skilled as the speaker but can still manage to appreciate the work. It doesn't exactly mean "non-geek," but the word neophyte is a really nice way to Chill sex community and have fun "beginner" or recently initiated, and Single tech geek looking for someone think it fits your context well.
I prefer veek use ' the average user '. For example, "For the average user, Linux and all its flavors are a mystery. Adding to the idea that "Muggle" is not appropriate, it has already been used by the geocaching crowd for many years to refer to those who might not be familiar with the activity. Such as, "be aware of muggles when finding this geocache" in a Housewives looking hot sex San Juan traffic location.
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In the Causal encounters Keller world of J. Rowling's book series Harry Potter, a muggle is a person who lacks any sort of magical ability and was not born into the magical world.
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Whereas, in the books, muggle is consistently capitalised, in other uses it is often all lower case. How about "normies", or "straights" as in "Guys, you're scaring the straights!Wives Want Real Sex CA Fresno 93721
Just drop the hyphen. Married and looking in grandview that makes a neologism, so be it, I geek. Nongeeks are the new Aunt Tillies or whatever. If you like, camelcase it: I look at questions like this and debate whether you're really serious about this question. Why do you think the word muggle exists - Rowling had to make a Single tech geek looking for someone up!
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A search in antonym dictionaries didn't bring up anything. Is there really no such word?
It would only work if you gave it the right context though. I sometimes hear people talk about "geeks and regular folks", but the latter isn't a single word.
How about "Absolute complement of the geek set?
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It'll help boost your geek cred at the same time. Vincent Malgrat Vincent Malgrat 1 6 6. It suffers the same ambiguity as muggle. Layman in general means someone without professional knowledge. I see lookibg real parallel between layman and muggle.
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The former is long-established, and suggests someone with average sometimes, above-average knowledge of a subject, but no consuming desire to become more committed to the formal study thereof.
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Despite claims for it to have pre-existed, muggle is Rowling's derogatory neologism for fictional people who neither know nor care about fictional wizardry.
It is now used among many geeks of all types to refer to non-geeks in a non-derogatory way.
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I'm no Potter scholar, and I'm not familiar with muggle outside that context anyway. But looking at this discussion it seems clear to me that in Rowling's books muggle is usually somewhat less than neutral, even though mudblood is clearly more offensive.
By contrast, a layman is usually someone being spoken well of, despite his not having formal qualifications or position. Single tech geek looking for someone
It's not often there is a word for not having a complex set of properties. Not all non-geeks Single tech geek looking for someone jocks, and, though it may be rare, there's no reason a jock can't also be a geek. Sorry, MonicaCellio, I was going for the stereotype as applied to high school social soomeone. If you look around the popular media then it is quite clear that lookinf and geeks are at opposite ends as stereotypes.
Typical teenage ingroup — outgroup behaviour. Sure, but I think the OP meant to include the many folks who aren't either. High school is a world unto itself. Jocks are sports geeks. Those sports uniforms that fans wear are just cosplaying. Don't use trch, it is kind of specific to one particular fictional work. Non-Geek is probably Single tech geek looking for someone safest and most accurate.
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Depending on your audience this may be seen as confusing, amusing, or offensive. Are you confusing the word "muggle" with "mudblood"? Muggle wasn't derogatory or a slur Singlle the Harry Potter books.