A highly intelligent person, whose "nerdiness" is not necessarily restricted to one certain area of interest, but someone who has many varied interests and a vast amount of knowledge for all of them. Nerds are constantly learning and love to acquire new knowledge. Also, nerds do not announce to other people that they are nerds. This is something wanna-be nerds do, so if a person mentions a show they fanatically watch or a video game they play 24/7 and then gush "I'm such a nerd!", that person is actually a poser, does not deserve the esteemed title of Nerd, and most likely should be punched in the face. Just because being a real nerd is now cool, does not mean that you are.
Girl who has no idea what the capital of Minnesota is: Oh my god, I looooove Skyrim, I'm such a nerd!
Girl who knows all the countries, states, provinces and capitals of the world: I beg to differ. Excuse me while I go read War and Peace.
An 'individual', i.e. a person who does not conform to society's beliefs that all people should follow trends and do what their peers do. Often highly intelligent but socially rejected because of their obesssion with a given subject, usually computers. Unfortunately, nerds seem to have problems breeding, to the detriment of mankind as a whole.
"Nerds are clearly superior to us in every way.. Let's worship them as our Gods"
September 27, 2003
A stereotypical label used to describe a person that is socially inadequate. A four letter word, but a six figure income.
Think Bill Gates, but typically on a smaller scale.
A person who gains pleasure from amassing large quantities of knowledge about subjects often too detailed or complicated for most other people to be bothered with.
Often mistaken for Geeks, who aspire to become nerds, yet lack the intelligence, and end up giving nerds a bad name due to their poor social skills.
Non-nerds are often scared of nerds, due to their detailed knowledge, and therefore seemingly high levels of intelligence - and subsequently denegrate them as much as possible as often as possible.
Nerds exist covertly within the fabric of society, often choosing to 'nerd it up' in private or in the company of fellow nerds. It is for this reason they are feared the most - unlike geeks, who are easily identified, nerds can only be found out when casual conversation reaches a subject that they like nerding.
Geek: "I am a nerd"
Nerd: "Let's bash this nerd"
Nerd: "That'll teach you to go playing with my tesla coil"
the group of people who will most likely make a life changing invention that will radically change the world. the computer was invented by a nerd. the macintosh/apple and windows were invetned by nerds. jocks and normal people have no claim to civilization except for being the hard labor. nerds actually do the thinking. so jocks, fuck you, and go eat your steroids
Nerds created almost everything that civilzation needs, such as computers, calculators, windows, etc.