Top Definition
A person that is a nerd but unlike most nerds does not lack the necessary social skills to interact with non-nerdy people in a nature way.
Bob: Wow Ian is such a nerd.

Alina: Yes but at least he isn't awkward to be around. He's a functional nerd.
by AwesomeAlina August 23, 2009
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