A term that is widely used in texting and chat, and on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet, but what does Nerd mean in slang?
Most Common Nerd Meaning
Nerd means a person who is intellectual, obsessive, or lacks social skills.
Nerd is used as a derogatory term to describe someone as overly intellectual, obsessive, or lacking social skills. Such a person may spend a lot of time on non-mainstream activities, which are highly technical or abstract. Many people referred to as nerds are seen as being shy or quirky, and may have no interest in sport.
Jack’s new gf is cute, but she’s a real nerd.
Alternative Nerd Meanings
What Does Nerd Mean?
A person who is intellectual, obsessive, or lacks social skills.
Related Slang Terms
Dork – A socially inept person.
Otaku – A person with obsessive interests.