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nerdy

[nur-dee] /ˈnɜr di/
adjective, nerdier, nerdiest.
1.
Slang. of or like a nerd.
Origin of nerdy
1975-1980
1975-80; nerd + -y1
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Word Origin and History for nerdy
adj.

1978, from nerd + -y (2). Related: Nerdiness.

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nerdy

adjective

Characteristic of a nerd: Above all, stay away from anything nerdy/ When the trendy become mainstream, the hip go nerdy (1970s+ Teenagers)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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