nerdboy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nerd +‎ boy

Noun[edit]

nerdboy (plural nerdboys)

  1. (slang, sometimes derogatory) A nerdy or socially inept boy or man.
    • 2007, Burto Deluchi, The Rebuy, →ISBN, page 14:
      Nervy nerdboys gone dot.com rich who buy expensive sports cars to race them into rear bumpers instead of finally learning how to drive.
    • 2010, Diane Duane, A Wizard of Mars, Harcourt (2010), →ISBN, page 52:
      “You behave,” she said, “or I'm going to let your mama and pop know just what they're trying to turn loose on the poor unsuspecting nerdboys of CalTech.”
    • 2014, Amy Alkon, Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck, St. Martin's Griffin (2014), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
      Some guys can be a bit flirtation-blind—especially the nerdboys I've always gone for.

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