adjective see nerd

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nerdy — (adj.) 1978, from NERD (Cf. nerd) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Nerdiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • Nerdy — Nerd Pour les articles homonymes, voir Nerd (homonymie). Un nerd (prononcer neurde), dans le domaine des stéréotypes de la culture populaire, est un terme anglais désignant une personne solitaire et intelligente, à la fois socialement handicapée… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • nerdy — [[t]nɜ͟ː(r)di[/t]] nerdier, nerdiest ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as nerdy, you think that they are a nerd or look like a nerd. [INFORMAL] The Internet is widely believed to be the preserve of nerdy types who never exercise …   English dictionary

  • nerdy — adjective see nerd * * * nerdy [nerdy nerdier nerdiest] ; adjective • He looked kind of nerdy …   Useful english dictionary

  • nerdy — adj gormless, ineffectual, characteristic of a nerd. The adjective postdates the noun. He favoured dark business suits, dark ties that hung straight down against his white shirts, and a short nerdy Afro. (Where Did Our Love Go?, Nelson George,… …   Contemporary slang

  • nerdy — nerd also nurd (nûrd) n. Slang 1) A foolish, inept, or unattractive person. 2) A person who is single minded or accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits but is felt to be socially inept. ╂ [Origin unknown.] nerd’y adj. Word History: The… …   Word Histories

  • nerdy — nerd ► NOUN informal ▪ a person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious. DERIVATIVES nerdish adjective nerdy adjective. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • nerdy — /nerr dee/, adj., nerdier, nerdiest. Slang. of or like a nerd. [1975 80; NERD + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • nerdy — adjective Of or like a nerd. Syn: nerdish …   Wiktionary

  • nerdy — nÉœrdɪ / nɜːd adj. unpopular or unfashionable; of or pertaining to nerds …   English contemporary dictionary

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