Definition of Nerdy

1. Adjective. (colloquial derogatory of a person) Being or like a nerd. ¹



2. Adjective. (colloquial derogatory of a quality or interest) Of, pertaining to, in the style of, or appealing to nerds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nerdy

1. socially inept [adj NERDIER, NERDIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nerdy

nerdinesses
nerdish
nerdishly
nerdishness
nerdism
nerdisms
nerdistan
nerdistans
nerditude
nerditudes
nerdo
nerdom
nerds
nerdsome
nerdtastic
nerdy (current term)
nerehonde
nereid
nereides
nereidian
nereidians
nereids
nereis
nereites
nerelimomab
nereocystis
nerf
nerf ball
nerf bar

Literary usage of Nerdy

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1. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1872)
"... way to an easterly dip of 75° about half way np the west slope of nerdy ... of inversion would appear to exist about half way between the nerdy and ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"when the writ of error appears to be sued out nerdy for delay. 11 Wall., x. And both rales were extended to appeals from decrees in chancery for the payment ..."

3. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"He wasn't getting anywhere, anyway. "And you get service here? Where's your access point?" Crusty-punk or no, he sounded as nerdy as any ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The provinces of zoological distribution, Hk« the geographical divisions of mankind, must be taken nerdy to indicate the faciès of a well-characterized ..."

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