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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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As the nerdier, klutzier of the wicked stepsisters in James Kudelka's glam, art deco Cinderella, Cornejo turned in the best kind of performance: carefree, natural, and thoroughly entertaining.
Face Food revisits these questions with photos of the Japanese art of charaben and interviews with its practicioners, except the food is far nerdier. And seeing Spiderman's face sculpted out of sushi rice and nori or Super Mario made from fish cakes reminded me that even if you're not sculpting taro Pokemons there is an art to being a mom, shout to mine.
Befriending a guy even nerdier than them, Emmit (David Dorfman), only makes things worse.
In an interview Jake noted that he has used Mac "since I knew how to use a computer" and recalled that he "kinda wiped my mom's hard drive when I was like eight [laughs]." Jake described the members of the group as "a lot nerdier than your average person, I mean, we're all computer nerds, we'll admit it, but I think it's a little bit less than you might find in computer science in general because the creative facets that the Mac platform offers." During our field observations, we noted that members seemed to listen intently and ask many questions of the speakers.
I prefer the kinder, nerdier, cuddlier Akiba-Kei [otaku]."31 The article goes on to claim that otaku are now renowned for their impossibly high standards: they prefer women who are "cute, malleable, big-breasted, thin-legged, large-eyed, and erotic." (32) Essentially, they want a female character from dating-sim games.
With a squeaky voice and an Apple-logo baseball cap pulled down over his brow, he suggests a nerdier version of James Spader's videographer character in the movie "sex, lies, and videotape." Congdon is the more outgoing one, a gangly beauty.
Mierzwiak, inventor of the memory erasure process, and his staff at Lacuna Inc.: assistants Stan (Mark Ruffalo playing against type as a techie nerd) and Patrick (an even nerdier Elijah Wood), and receptionist Mary (a blandly sincere Kirsten Dunst).
These kids are no gookier, nerdier, weirder than kids one might find at any summer camp or on any college campus ...
Usually, special agents Jennifer Marsh (Lane), a widowed single mother, and Griffith Dowd (Colin Hanks), her younger, nerdier partner, set their sights on sexual predators and credit-card scammers.
They bring even nerdier Fogell (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) in on their plan, which is almost foiled by two cops, played by Seth Rogen and Bill Hader - except they're almost as childish as the teenagers.
I remember a time when Netscape was the browser of choice for the discerning 'surfer' (although admittedly we were a far rarer, some might say nerdier, breed in those days).