Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being nerdish.

Etymologies

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nerdish +‎ -ness

Examples

  • The reason I like writing Doctor Who is I am equally balanced in my nerdishness between literature, science and drama.

    March 27th, 2007

  • Gould was on to something, I think: there's something about Strauss's music, a talent for turning the raw materials of nerdishness and awkward enthusiasm into the most grandiose of triumphal statements, that's irresistable to the teenaged mind.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • At the peak of my nerdishness, I had a bike equipped with a 50w FM 144-148mhz transceiver, 8ft antenna, lights, radio, etc.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Proof that I am getting into shape

  • And come on, statements like “a culture based on theft is a culture not worth having” are, if anything, antithetical to practical nerdishness: Just ask the Japanese.

    That’s mighty nerd of you

  • You know, yesterday the latest editions of Official US PlayStation Magazine, Electronic Gaming Monthly, Popular Science and PC Week came to my door, and I thought, look at all this nerdishness!

    Geek Loser « Whatever

  • Operating with unashamed nerdishness in a prosperous part of Paris, it is a wonks' delight, churning out fact-studded reports on government performance in everything from macroeconomics to education policy.

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • There are geek comedians, such as Chris Addison and Simons Bird and Amstell, who revel in their own nerdishness, while geek actors, including Simon Pegg, Michael Cera and Jesse Eisenberg, have conquered Hollywood.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • In contrast, boys are more individualistic, so 78 black youths and 98 Mexican-American youths just went with their inner physics nerdishness and pulled down 5s.

    Steve Sailer's iSteve Blog

  • D&D retains its nerdishness undiminished by this puny attack.. .nobody I know is interested in playing.

    FriendFeed - georgeh

  • 1 Well, I guess I'm a "plebeian" and a "Jacobin" regressing into "preadolescent nerdishness," because I too am a lover of encyclopedias, that "lowest form of secondary literature"!

    Archive 2005-05-01

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