A nerd is someone who is smart in all subjects, yet focuses on one subject to be a specific interest. There is a difference between a nerd and a geek. A geek would is a wanna-be nerd and can be identified as having a weird accent, pants up to tight, huge glasses and usually not the best looking person around. A nerd, however, does not have to be bad looking and can be accepted by other groups because of his/her other hobbies, such as sports and music.

One other thing to note is that there is something called geek-chic (which is a misnomer as geeks have bad taste and should be called nerd-chic). This style includes carrying a sports-equipment looking bag, small framed glasses and casual clothing.
Boy 1: Winston is such a nerd.
Boy 2: I know, what girl would date him?

Girl 1: Wow, did you see Winston with this glasses today? He looks hot!
Girl 2: I know. You gonna ask him out?
Girl 1: For sure!
by TheOrtonRevolution December 11, 2010
A person constantly criticized for being overly obsessed with his/her school work. The criticizers usually work for the nerds.
"I remember you, I use to kick your ass for doing your homework at school. Too bad you are my boss now."
by EG student May 14, 2005
Guys who'll be running the country in the future.
Nerds are stronger than all others because after years of ridicule, they still come on top.
by bigtones August 31, 2004
all you people slagging nerds...richest guy in world is also the biggest nerd...coincidence??
Bill Gates
by English Killing Scotsman October 15, 2003
plural of 'Nerd'. You and I envy his intellecual skills and laugh at his stupidness in everyday life (like pants lifted up high and using 10 year-old brands) but he or she has about 5 times the chance to be more successful in life, and you'd consider yourself lucky that you aren't being hunted down by his hitmen now.
the movie 'Valentines' shows a nerd taking back revenge on the guys and girls who bullied him, using his wealth from his cpmany to support his actions
by jjk May 03, 2004
A person who's highly intelligent and generally is against the mainstream of society. Unlike the goths, they are truely non-conformists. In the past they were generally shunned by society due to a lack of physical attractiveness, intelligence, and unusual maturity. A great illustration of Nerd life "back in the day" is the Revenge of the Nerds movies. In the modern area a "nerd" no longer is shunned from society. A modern nerd generally likes computers and video games. They could look like the nerds of old but they can also look like normal people.
Many have theorized to why nerds have been accepted into the mainstream. Two popular theories is that when video games became mainstream nerds and their mortal enemies the jocks were able to become friends. Also because computers now dominate our society nerds are accepted.
Also take note that the portion of nerds who are still shunned from society have became either a goth or an emo.
"I love Nerds" Man..I wish girls wore those shirts back when I was a kid.
by MichaelO. May 27, 2005
George McFly in Back to the Future before Marty went back in time an altered history to make Biff George McFly's bitch.
by Anonymous July 23, 2003
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:

dork: someone lacking poise or social grace

geek: someone with extensive trivial knowledge, esp. that of science-fiction or fantasy

wimp: someone of extremely lacking strength and stamina

wuss: someone easily intimidated or subdued by fear

jerk: someone cruel and inconsiderate of others
Lucas, with his pocket protector and obsessive study habits, is a complete nerd.
by Shane Hart February 02, 2009

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