The words nerd and geek are often used interchangeably, as if they mean the same thing. They actually dont: geek - An enthusiast of a particular topic or field. nerd - A studious intellectual, although again of a particular topic or field.
Whats better nerd or geek?
Geeks are collection oriented, gathering facts and mementos related to their subject of interest. They are obsessed with the newest, coolest, trendiest things that their subject has to offer. Nerd – A studious intellectual, although again of a particular topic or field.
Is geek and nerd the same thing?
A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia. A Geek is someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.
Whats cooler a geek or a nerd?
Nerd: “socially awkward” and “an intelligent but single-minded person obsessed with a nonsocial hobby or pursuit” Geek: “a digital-technology expert or enthusiast” and “a person who has excessive enthusiasm for and some expertise about a specialized subject or activity”
Is nerd bad or good?
So, no it is not in the bad or negative sense but you still have to be careful with this word some people might find a bit offensive to be called a nerd especially when this word has a first definition that is kind of negative. It used to be more offensive than it has become.