Buff vs. Nerd

Buff vs. Nerd — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Buff and Nerd

Buffnoun

A soft, thick, undyed leather made chiefly from the skins of buffalo, elk, or oxen.

Nerdnoun

A foolish, inept, or unattractive person.

Buffnoun

A military uniform coat made of such leather.

Nerdnoun

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

Buffnoun

A pale, light, or moderate yellowish pink to yellow, including moderate orange-yellow to light yellowish brown.

Nerdnoun

A person who is intellectual but generally introverted

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Buffnoun

A piece of soft material, such as velvet or leather, often mounted on a block and used for polishing.

Nerdnoun

One who has an intense, obsessive interest in something.

a computer nerda comic-book nerd

Buffnoun

One who is enthusiastic and knowledgeable about a subject

a Civil War buff.

Nerdnoun

An unattractive, socially awkward, annoying, undesirable, and/or boring, person; a dork.

Only a nerd would wear yellow and blue stripes with green pants.Nerds seem to have fun with each other, but in a way that causes others to laugh at them.Why are you hanging out with that nerd?

Buffadjective

Made or formed of buff

a buff jacket.

Nerdnoun

(post-1980s) A member of a subculture revolving around video games, fantasy and science fiction, comic books and assorted media.

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Buffadjective

Of the color buff.

Nerdnoun

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

Buffadjective

buff·er, buff·est Slang Having good muscle tone; physically fit and trim

buff athletes lifting weights at the gym.

Buffverb

To polish or shine with a piece of soft material.

Buffverb

To soften the surface of (leather) by raising a nap.

Buffverb

To make the color of buff.

Buffnoun

Undyed leather from the skin of buffalo or similar animals.

Buffnoun

A tool, often one covered with buff leather, used for polishing.

Buffnoun

A brownish yellow colour.

Buffnoun

A military coat made of buff leather.

Buffnoun

(informal) A person who is very interested in a particular subject; an enthusiast.

He’s a real history buff. He knows everything there is to know about the civil war.

Buffnoun

An effect that makes a character or item stronger.

I just picked up an epic damage buff! Let's go gank the other team!

Buffnoun

(rail transport) Compressive coupler force that occurs during a slack bunched condition.

Buffnoun

The bare skin.

to strip to the buff

Buffnoun

The greyish viscid substance constituting the buffy coat.

Buffnoun

A substance used to dilute (street) drugs in order to increase profits.

Buffnoun

(obsolete) A buffet; a blow.

Buffnoun

(informal) A buffalo, or the meat of a buffalo.

Buffadjective

Of the color of buff leather, a brownish yellow.

Buffadjective

(bodybuilding) Unusually muscular. (also buffed or buffed out)

The bouncer was a big, buff dude with tattoos, a shaved head, and a serious scowl.

Buffadjective

(slang) Physically attractive.

Buffverb

To polish and make shiny by rubbing.

He was already buffing the car's hubs.

Buffverb

To make a character or an item stronger.

The enchanter buffed the paladin to prepare him to fight the dragon.I noticed that the pistols were buffed in the update.

Buffverb

(medical slang) To modify a medical chart, especially in a dishonest manner.

Buffverb

To strike.

Buffnoun

an ardent follower and admirer

Buffnoun

a soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen

Buffnoun

bare skin;

swimming in the buff

Buffnoun

a medium to dark tan color

Buffnoun

an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring)

Buffverb

strike, beat repeatedly;

The wind buffeted him

Buffverb

polish and make shiny;

buff the wooden floorsbuff my shoes

Buffadjective

of the color of buff leather