a person of surprising intellect who would rather invest time in the pursuit of knowledge rather than relationships
not to be confused with any of the following:
: someone lacking poise or social grace
: someone with extensive trivial knowledge, esp. that of science-fiction or fantasy
: someone of extremely lacking strength and stamina
: someone easily intimidated or subdued by fear
: someone cruel and inconsiderate of others
Lucas, with his pocket protector and obsessive study habits, is a complete nerd.