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Noun: nerd  nurd
  1. An insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    - swot [Brit], grind, wonk [N. Amer], dweeb
     
  2. An intelligent but single-minded expert in a particular technical field or profession
     
  3. Someone considered boring because of their obsessive hobby or narrow solitary interests
    - trainspotter [Brit], anorak [Brit]

Derived forms: nerds

Type of: assimilator, expert, learner, scholar

Encyclopedia: Nerd