nerdlinger

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nerd +‎ -ling + -er

Noun[edit]

nerdlinger (plural nerdlingers)

  1. (slang) Emphatic form of nerd.
    • 2006, Tara Ariano, Sarah Buntin, Television Without Pity: 752 Things We Love to Hate (and Hate to Love) About TV
      Hey, only in America could a nerdlinger in tight pants announce that he wanted to poof the Statue of Liberty and get on TV as a result.
    • 2007, Men's Health, vol. 22, no. 3
      I'd much rather work with crazy, driven nerdlingers, even if they get the occasional goober on their report card.
    • 2009, Peter Hinssen, Business: How to move beyond Alignment and transform IT in your organization
      We might be perceived by the majority of our business counterparts as semi-autistic nerdlingers, and we know we haven't exactly been stellar communicators in the past, but yes, we want to change.