nerd

noun

  • 1

    A foolish or contemptible person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious.

    • nerd face emoji
      • informal
  • 2

    A single-minded expert in a particular technical field.

Dialects

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Origin

1950s (originally US): of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

  • nerd /nəːd/