geek out (about/over something)

The phrasal verb "geek out" means to get really excited about the small details of a subject. Things that people sometimes "geek out" over include:

  • computers
  • comic books
  • sports statistics

You can explain what someone is interested in with "geek out over ___":

I used to geek out over music equipment.

People also sometimes say "geek out about ___":

Math is a subject that I can really geek out about.

When people "geek out" together in a conversation or an online chat, you use "with":

I love it when I can geek out with other baseball fans.

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