nurd

[ nurd ]
/ nɜrd /

noun

Definition for nurd (2 of 2)

nerd
[ nurd ]
/ nɜrd /

noun Slang.

a person considered to be socially awkward, boring, unstylish, etc.
an intelligent but single-minded person obsessed with a nonsocial hobby or pursuit: a computer nerd.
Sometimes nurd.

Origin of nerd

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55; obscurely derived expressive formation

historical usage of nerd

See geek.
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British Dictionary definitions for nurd (1 of 2)

nurd
/ (nɜːd) /

noun

a variant spelling of nerd

British Dictionary definitions for nurd (2 of 2)

nerd

nurd

/ (nɜːd) /

noun slang

a boring or unpopular person, esp one obsessed with something specifieda computer nerd
a stupid and feeble person

Derived forms of nerd

nerdish or nurdish, adjectivenerdy or nurdy, adjective
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