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Synonyms for nerd

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

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

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If you are searching for a computer nerd to work in your library, first test the nerd's ability to translate techno-speak into English.
Replete with a parking lot marching band, a best dressed computer nerd contest, and a WinDough 95 Contest, where consumers could win $95 in cash every half hour, the party also had Microsoft representatives in attendance to demonstrate and answer questions about the new operating system.
This book chronicles the journey of Saito from a young computer nerd programming stock market trading algorithms for a major broker at the age of ten, to selling three separate companies to Microsoft and becoming one of the world's foremost experts on data security.
A COMPUTER nerd raked in nearly [euro]360,000 from his bedroom selling home-made software to crash websites and networks around the world.
A TEENAGENAGEN computer nerd knifed a schoolboy to death after befriending him on the internet.
According to a study co-authored by a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), the serious security breach in the Internet video chat program, which boasts over 500 million users around the globe, means that any evil computer nerd could easily hunt down users' whereabouts, Fox News reports.
She also said that she feels like "the high school computer nerd who was just asked to the prom by the quarterback of the football team.
Look out for Simon Pegg as computer nerd in this fast-paced thriller.
9 The Social Network (12A) The true story of the computer nerd who came up with the idea for Facebook while still a student - and found 500 million new friends.
5 (4) THE SOCIAL NETWORK (12A) THE amazing true story of the computer nerd who came up with the idea for Facebook while still a student and found 500 million new friends.
THE SOCIAL NETWORK (12A) Central protagonist Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) is a computer nerd whose lack of social skills become apparent as he is deservedly dumped by his girlfriend (Rooney Mara).
The Social Network opens by introducing central protagonist Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg), a computer nerd whose lack of social skills becomes apparent as he is deservedly dumped by his girlfriend (Rooney Mara).
The Social Network opens by introducing central protagonist Mark Zuckerberg, below left, (Jesse Eisenberg), a computer nerd whose lack of social skills become apparent as he is deservedly dumped by his girlfriend (Rooney Mara).
He's the 44-year-old computer nerd whose "crime" was to hack into Nasa and Pentagon computers in a search, he said, for proof of ET.
But don't think computer nerd, Gemma is strictly at the chic end of geek.
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