Poindexter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the character of the same name in the cartoon Felix the Cat

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Poindexter (plural Poindexters)

  1. A bookish or socially unskilled person.
    • 2003 April 6, David X. Cohen, "The Why of Fry", Futurama, season 5, episode 8, Fox Broadcasting Company
      Brain: A quantum-interface bomb? Are you insane in the membrane?
      Philip Fry: You got it, Poindexter!

Synonyms[edit]

  • (bookish or socially unskilled person): geek, nerd

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