nerdification

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nerd +‎ -ification

Noun[edit]

nerdification (uncountable)

  1. The process of making or becoming nerdy.
    • 2007, Sally Goade, Empowerment Versus Oppression
      In marked contrast, Tania Modleski's revision of Nerd in Shining Armor attempts to reinscribe the formulaic gender roles of romance by reversing the original author's "nerdification of the hero" in order to resuscitate the alpha male figure []