nerderati

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of nerd and literati

Noun[edit]

nerderati (plural only)

  1. (slang) An elite community of computer nerds.
    • 2009 January 26, David Carr, “Sundance Toasts an Early Online Life”, New York Times:
      At the offices of Pseudo at 600 Broadway in SoHo, his legendary parties brought together the nerderati and the downtown art set.
    • 2011, Jay Baer, Amber Naslund, The NOW Revolution (page 37)
      It's likely that if you don't already have one or more social media nerderati in residence, you're going to need one soon.

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