an unstylish, unattractive, or socially inept person;especially : one slavishly devoted to intellectual or academic pursuitsWant to guess where the first documented use of the word was? Here's a hint. You are undoubtedly familiar with his writing. I bet you like his writing. I bet you like it here and there. I bet you like it everywhere. I bet you'd read it with a mouse. I bet you'd read it in a house. Yep! Our dearly loved Theodore Seuss Geisel, commonly known as Dr. Seuss.
"“And then, just to show them, I’ll sail to Ka-Troo. And Bring Back an IT-KUTCH, a PREEP and a PROO, a NERKLE, a NERD, and a SEERSUCKER, too!”"
Now I'm going to have Who's from Whoville, talking cats and fish, and Truffula trees stuck in my brain for a few days! Not a bad thing really!