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An individual who:
1. Enjoys learning
2. Does not adhere to social norms

A nerd is *not*:
1. A geek. The circles overlap, but they are not the same.

2. Someone who wears fake "nerdy" glasses
3. Someone who wears suspenders, fake glasses, and bowties on "nerd" day.
4. Someone who thinks of themself as a nerd, yet cannot hold an intelligent debate.
5. If you are reading this article to determine whether you are a nerd or not, you are not. Nerds do not need to look up the definition of "nerd", it is a label with no consequence whatsoever, and nerds have better things to do than play along with societal stereotypes. That being said, if you merely want to see what people think of when they think of the word "nerd", because human thought processes, societal constructs, and philosophy are so interesting, consider yourself a nerd.

Synonyms include booksmart
Nerd is only a label. It doesn't matter whether you are one or are not one. Nobody cares either way, and you should not, either.
via giphy
by EmiLogic February 19, 2017
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Not to be mistaken with the word "nerd", N.E.R.D is one of the coolest and most lyrically, musically, fashionably dopest band you'll ever hear. Formed by Pharrell Williams aka sk8board P, and childhood friends Chad Hugo and a dude simply known as Shay, So far they have produced three albums( true masterpieces to us fans) "in search of"( 2001), fly or die (2004), seeing sounds (2008), some highlight tracks , "rockstar", "maybe", "you know what" respectively. Also look for producing duo THE NEPTUNES.
that N.E.R.D. concert last night was mind scaping
I sleep to N.E.R.D. songs and have the best dreams
by kvedo September 18, 2009
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all you people slagging nerds...richest guy in world is also the biggest nerd...coincidence??
by English Killing Scotsman October 15, 2003
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Someone who has the complete knowledge (and then some) to create MDMA(ecstacy) and nootropics(permanent brain boosting smart drugs), but are too chicken and brainwashed governmentally to do it. Nootropics are non-toxic and increase IQ and memory while cognitive enhancers (like mercury) only give a temporary boost while leaving the brain toxic and worse than before. Nerds are joining the illuminati to screw us all, when, in the end, the illuminati will screw them first. Foolish freedom stealing nerds. Bill Gates has joined them. Rob Portman is an illuminati member. Tyranny WILL FALL! The NWO WILL FAIL!
Dude A:Have you heard how nerds made a nootropic illegal?
Educated Person: Actually I read it online! How can they do that? Do they want us all to be morons or what!
Dude B:It's all part of the NWO, man! They want us ALL to be dummies. They only want intellect for themselves with their crazy obsession with "genetic modification", which caused many deseases.
Educated Person: Nerds think they own everything, when they all look like dick heads.
Nerd: looks stereotypish Uh? Don't we all should eccept that I'm smarter than all of you. Only nerds with genetics and illuminati will control all. Killing 90 pur-cent of you, hahaha!.
Educated Person: No one's talking to you. Shut up, Assface!
Dude A: Yeah! SHut up!
Dude B: Shut the hell up, "Nerd". (N)oob (E)ating Ronald (R)eagan's (D)ick! N.E.R.D.
by GhostlyTruth July 27, 2012
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They typically have one
or several fields that they
can't get enough of learning
about.
Being scholarly is one of the
biggest misconceptions about
them.
They don't neccassarily have to
be super-studious
(a lot of them aren't actually),
but a general craving for random
but useful knowledge is what
they exhibit.
Online gaming, DDR, anime, and
manga among various other things
tend to be their interests.
They also normally have GREAT
taste in music =
Nerds may be socially awkward at
times, but just like
everyone else --
they're wonderfully outgoing
and fun when around like-
minded people.
A nerd will be friendly with
anyone who's nice to them;
the non-cocky ones are always
great about setting stereotypes
aside in relationships.
A nerd is almost always generally
a sincere, fun person who
you can almost never have a dull
conversation with.

In short, nerds are some of the coolest people you'll ever meet.
by SufferingxArtist July 10, 2008
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Rock band composed of Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo (who are both members of The Neptunes), and their friend and fellow musician Shay Haley.
The band's sound is difficult to classify, but it could best be described as a mixture of rap and soulful rock. Their name is an acronym for 'No one Ever Really Dies'.
Hit songs include 'She Wants To Move', 'Rockstar' and 'Maybe'.
by BadLieutenant November 10, 2004
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A person characterized by being elite in having an extensive knowledge of one or many useful, often difficult, but always socially 'uncool' subjects. Nerds are similar to geeks and may share geek interests (e.g. Star Wars, D&D) but what defines a nerd is that they have practical, not just trivial, expertise.
A nerd would rather organize a LAN party than a kegger.
by Millsy September 14, 2003
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