Meaning of digerati in English:

digerati

plural noun

  • People with expertise or professional involvement in information technology.

    ‘When someone sends something interesting he forwards it along, and the digerati who are part of the list depend on his unerring sense of what's important to keep the signal-noise ratio extremely high.’
    • ‘The dominance of the digerati is disappointing, but I have to applaud the fact that a core element of our security profession sees the wisdom of building a security metrics database.’
    • ‘The self-congratulation of the digerati truly knows no bounds.’
    • ‘Despite its virulence, the Klez worm is ignored by the newspapers and dismissed by the digerati.’
    • ‘At the time blogs, although ancient in the ever-evolving space of the digerati, were relatively new to church culture.’
    • ‘The second change is what is happening offline, in what the digerati refer to as the ‘analog world’ or ‘meatspace.’’
    • ‘Unlike the old digital divide, this means that the divide between the digerati and the rest of the world is accelerating.’
    • ‘I can think of a couple digerati that I know.’
    • ‘By forwarding the e-mail to as many friends as possible, digerati increased their chances of winning.’
    • ‘The digerati gather to discuss life as seen through their laptops.’
    • ‘Achieving such triumphs has enabled this digerati to emerge as a powerhouse within his organization and the industry.’
    • ‘And, perhaps just as important, do you need members like him to make your businesses a success, or are there enough college kids, job seekers, free agents, and digerati to keep the new networks booming?’
    • ‘It is instead an informal salon, a forum for eminent scientists, members of the digerati and science journalists from all over the world to wrangle, show off, provoke and explain themselves.’
    • ‘You just have to think differently, and more traditionally, than many of the still wet-behind-the-ears digerati who created the dot-com bubble.’
    • ‘Political missives protesting the arrival of the digerati into the poor, largely Latino neighborhood take up wall space between shops and buildings.’
    • ‘It's easy to dismiss them as toys for the digerati.’
    • ‘A new myth, the archetypal collaborative business, has taken hold in the collective unconscious of the digerati.’
    • ‘For many digerati, they're never fully dressed without their favorite high-tech gadgets.’
    • ‘If the answer is no, you're either a hard core digerati or a NY media type.’
    • ‘There is a huge gap between the cutting edge digerati and the common man.’

Origin

1990s blend of digital and literati.

Pronunciation

digerati

/ˌdɪdʒəˈrɑːti/