A person who knows almost everything about the subjects that interest them, but who have poor or non-existant social skills AND no fashion sense.

Commonly confused with geek and dork, but is different.
"My math teacher has been single for 8 years. Considering he always wears plaid shirts and striped pants with floral neckties, I understand it. Who would want to date a nerd like that?"
by Akage June 16, 2008
A person who does not fit in with most of mainstream society because of their apperence (usually glasses, zits, allergies etc.), interests and behaviour, but have a high amount of kowledge in things not always considered 'cool' i.e. anime, warhammer, dungeons and dragons.
Contrary to rumour nerds often have quite good social skills, but only within their own circle of friends. They are usually happier than average because they are less worried about conforming to the majority.

Not to be confused with the geek.
A geek discovered a use for electricity. A geek invented the computer. A geek invented the internet.

A nerd invented World of Warcraft.
by Too Much Time to Waste October 29, 2007
someone who dresses as hannah montana for halloween
look at that nerd over there!
by Christine Walkere October 20, 2007
1. A person who wears oversized glasses with a safety strap, a shirt tucked into his pants (worn at or a little above the waist), a belt AND suspenders (just incase), ripped underwear (just incase =P), and a pocket protector. These creatures are often found in places such as libraries, schools, and bookstores. They have high IQ's and grades range from 98-school max. They are victums of being picked on by societies "cool kids" who will usually beat them up and give them wedgies.

2. According to M. Night Shamylan's Signs, they are people who have never had a girlfriend and create signs in crop fields to scare people.
Man, you're such a nerd!
by The Ich July 12, 2006
A bunch of socially disabled men who get together on a Friday night to play board games.
see www.risknerds.com for a classic example
by Pizza Man Sam June 25, 2006
someone who's simply smart doesn't mean he's a nerd godammit! A nerd is an anti-social moron who doesn't like sports, music and girls. A nerd dedicates his life to wasting it by studying for no reason, and doesn't even have any fashion tastes.
A kid with broken glasses fixed with masking tape, short pants with a tucked in shirt and underwear with cartoons on 'em, and a frikkin' name tag on his shirt. Wtf man?
by christian 93 June 30, 2005
A person who has a warped sense of what is cool relative to the widely accepted norms. As a result they're often "intensely interested in a particular hobby or topic".
Example... that depends on what you think are widely accepted norms.
by Rob November 25, 2003
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