wonks

plural of wonk
as in nerds
a person slavishly devoted to intellectual or academic pursuits the candidate has an army of policy wonks ready to write for him a position paper on virtually any issue

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“Wonks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wonks. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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