- (uh.RAK.nurd)n.A person who spends a great deal of time either surfing the Web or fussing with their home page.Example Citation:Revenge of the arachnerd. When Spider-Man debuted in 1962, he was unlike any superhero who had come before and the new film reportedly clings to Peter Parker's foibles and vulnerabilities.—"Web-slinger's film ringer" (photo caption), Tulsa World, May 3, 2002Earliest Citation:The Websurfer's Handbook is a growing dictionary of facetious Web terminology, ie: "arachnerd, n. Someone who spends way too much time weaving and climbing around in the web. (If you've found this page, you probably are an arachnerd)."—Jn Casimir, "Open City," Sydney Morning Herald, March 29, 1996Related Words: Category:
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adorkable — adj. Delightful and charming in a socially awkward way. [Blend of adorable and dork] Example Citations: Michael Cera walks into a room at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto, shrugs off his red knapsack, and shyly asks if anyone minds if he makes… … New words
millionerd — (mil.yuh.NERD) n. A wealthy person who made their money in computer software or some other high tech industry (millionaire + nerd). Example Citation: You d think a processing superpower like this would be off limits to everyone but grad students … New words