The Malephabet
An archive of all words male.

Nerd (Nurd)

Nerd – derogatory slang, describing another. Synonym of dweeb, geek, Larry, loser, reject, outcast, Poindexter, techie, trekkie, wallflower.

"Mom! Leave me the fuck alone, I'm trying to setup my eHarmony account."

"Mom! Leave me the fuck alone, I'm trying to setup my eHarmony account."

(Nurd) Origin – Willy Wonka may have created the candy – but intel birthed the nerd. They even admit it in their commercial.

Nerds have become progressively more difficult to define as time has moved forward. In the 80’s, nerds were people that got deep into computers, technology, and generally everything else that their judgers take for granted these days. In the 90’s, nerds morphed into billionaire playboys; blinging out their pocket protectors, learning about the dangers of sex from someone other than mom or the bangbros, and really came into their own. As we wind down the 00’s, nerds play a crucial role in maintaining access to the interwebs, teaching models that life is about more than collagen and silicone, and redefining how we speak to our friends in the real world (social networking & e-dating means you can get rejected without being face to face.)

"You nerds with you could meet this girl."

"You nerds wish you could meet this girl."

Nerds can still be readily identified by a few common traits: they are overly involved and enthusiastic about something that you probably have no interest in, they have a much higher technical proficiency than the average bar patron, and still have underdeveloped interpersonal communciation skills (not that this isn’t true of 95% of men out there anyway – why should we learn to feel?).

"Nerd: If the cos-play wasn't enough, the manga on the bookshelf solidifies it."

"Nerd: If the cos-play wasn't enough, the manga on the bookshelf solidifies it."

Important note: -nerd can also be used as a suffix to describe someone’s overt enthusiasm about a specific unpopular topic. For instance, mathnerds go nuts about calculating derivate equations, computing vector projections, and analysing population demographic patterns.

"If you recognize this, you are a gamenerd like like I am. "

"If you recognize this, you are a gamenerd like like I am. "

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