nerd


nerd

noun

Definition of NERD

1
a person slavishly devoted to intellectual or academic pursuits <was such a nerd in college that she spent Saturday nights at the library>
Synonyms bookworm, dink [slang], dork [slang], geek, grind, swot [British], weenie, wonk
2
a person with strong intellectual interests <an unlikely romance between a nerd and a campus beauty queen>

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