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1 a person slavishly devoted to intellectual or academic pursuits
  • was such a nerd in college that she spent Saturday nights at the library

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2 a person with strong intellectual interests
  • an unlikely romance between a nerd and a campus beauty queen

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The first known use of nerd was in 1951

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“Nerd.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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