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Dork vs. Nerd — What's the Difference?

Dork vs. Nerd — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Dork and Nerd

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Dork

(Slang) A stupid, inept, or foolish person
"the stupid antics of America's favorite teen-age cartoon dorks" (Joshua Mooney).

Nerd

A nerd is a person seen as overly intellectual, obsessive, introverted or lacking social skills. Such a person may spend inordinate amounts of time on unpopular, little known, or non-mainstream activities, which are generally either highly technical, abstract, or relating to topics of science fiction or fantasy, to the exclusion of more mainstream activities.

Dork

Vulgar Slang The penis.

Nerd

A foolish or contemptible person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious
I was a serious nerd until I discovered girls and cars

Dork

A quirky, silly and/or stupid, socially inept person, or one who is out of touch with contemporary trends. Often confused with nerd and geek, but does not imply the same level of intelligence.
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Nerd

A foolish, inept, or unattractive person.

Dork

A penis.

Nerd

A person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits but is felt to be socially inept.

Dork

(archaic) dirk

Nerd

A person who is intellectual but generally introverted.

Dork

A person who is stupid, socially inept, or ridiculous; - always used disparagingly.

Nerd

One who has an intense, obsessive interest in something.
A computer nerd
A comic-book nerd

Dork

The penis.

Nerd

A member of a subculture revolving around intellectualism, video games, fantasy and science fiction, comic books and assorted media. from 1980s

Dork

A dull stupid fatuous person

Nerd

An insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or studying excessively

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