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(For other Groks, see Grok (Disambiguation).)

To grok is to understand something deeply and intuitively. The transitive verb (grokked, grokking), coined by Robert A. Heinlein in his 1961 novel Stranger in a Strange Land, has made it into mundane dictionaries, but it was fanspeak first.

I grok Spock” was a catchphrase during the late 1960s and ’70s.

Fanspeak 1961
This is a fanspeak page. Please extend it by adding information about when and by whom it was coined, whether it’s still in use, etc.