Meaning of nerd

nerd

Pronunciation: (nûrd), [key]
— n. Slang.
  1. a stupid, irritating, ineffectual, or unattractive person.
  2. an intelligent but single-minded person obsessed with a nonsocial hobby or pursuit: a computer nerd.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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