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Slang

nerd

This page is about the slang term nerd

offensive!

Meaning

a studious person with few social skills

For example

  • The nerds at our school spent lunchtime in the library or in the computer lab.

  • Bill might have been a nerd in high school, but he's certainly done well in his career.

Quick Quiz

If you'd like to see a large number of nerds, you should go

a. on a wildlife safari

b. to an information technology fair

c. to a beauty pageant

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Contributor: Matt Errey