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Synonyms for nerdnɜrd

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  1. swot, grind, nerd, wonk, dweeb(noun)

    an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

    pulverization, donkeywork, pulverisation, wonk, nerd, plodding, grind, mill, dweeb, drudgery, swot

  2. nerd(noun)

    an intelligent but single-minded expert in a particular technical field or profession

    dweeb, wonk, grind, swot


  1. nerd(noun)

    propeller head, loser, goober, geek, dweeb, dork, doofus, dag, twerp

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