Definitions

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  • noun informal The state or period of being a nerd.

Etymologies

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nerd +‎ -hood

Examples

  • So, to the Second Earth theorists, I summon forth every ounce of my nerdhood, lo, from the uttermost reaches of my soul, and I say to you (and you will understand): Worst.

    Battlestar Galactica: Earth, And Why You Shouldn’t Believe The Rumor

  • The NYT offers Lessons learned from science fiction/fantasy and asks: Does the fact that someone enjoys the science fiction/fantasy genre automatically relegate that person to nerdhood?

    SF Tidbits for 6/11/06

  • Seems like the kids in the article like only introduction level SF/Fantasy, if they begin to talk about uploading their minds and hacking spacetime, they are lost to nerdhood.

    SF Tidbits for 6/11/06

  • The NYT offers Lessons learned from science fiction/fantasy and asks: Does the fact that someone enjoys the science fiction/fantasy genre automatically relegate that person to nerdhood?

    June 2006

  • Merely being a “sci-fi fanatic” and “mildly asthmatic” does not equate to nerdhood: if anything, it speaks of dorkularity far more than nerdity or even geekitude.

    dustbury.com » In other news, scissors cut paper

  • The name of the blog is Bourgeois NERD after all; it stands to reason that my brethren and sistren in nerdhood/geekdom would be attracted, especially to stuff about cartoons and sci-fi.

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  • The name of the blog is Bourgeois NERD after all; it stands to reason that my brethren and sistren in nerdhood/geekdom would be attracted, especially to stuff about cartoons and sci-fi.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • The word “nerd” is thrown around so frequently nowadays, it’s more or less completely lost its impact and its negative implications; everyone who owned a comic book or got called a name in high school seems all too happy to proclaim their nerdhood nowadays, turning the once negative stigma into a devauled, vague adjective to describe just about anyone.

    Drunk Dude In Darth Vader Costume Assaults Jedi Church, Becomes My New Hero | Best Week Ever

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