a person who is intelligent but socially inept; a nerd
either from "Felix the Cat" or "Revenge of the Nerds"
poindexter followed with a recitation of the Iran program filled with deliberate inaccuracies.
On the morning of November 25, Regan advised poindexter to be prepared to step down as national security advisor.
He spoke to Reagan, Bush, Regan, McFarlane, poindexter, and perhaps others.
"nerdy intellectual," by 1986, U.S. teenager slang, from the character Poindexter, introduced 1959 in the made-for-TV cartoon version of "Felix the Cat."