Synonyms and Antonyms 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 of nerd bookworm, dink [slang], dork [slang], geek, grind, swot [British], weenie, wonk Words Related to nerd double-dome, egghead, highbrow, intellectual; brain, genius; academic, bookman, scholar; gearhead, techie Near Antonyms of nerd goldbrick, goof-off, slacker, underachiever; lowbrow
2 a person with strong intellectual interests an unlikely romance between a nerd and a campus beauty queen Synonyms of nerd double-dome, egghead, geek, highbrow, intellectualist, longhair, intellectualWords Related to nerd blue, bluestocking; Brahmin, mandarin, sage; intellectualizer, pseud [British]; brain, genius, intellect, thinker, whiz, wizardNear Antonyms of nerd blockhead, dolt, dope, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fathead, half-wit, imbecile, moron, nitwit, pinhead, simpletonAntonyms of nerd anti-intellectual, lowbrow, philistine
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