Definition of Poindexter in English:

Poindexter

Syllabification: Poin·dex·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈpoinˌdekstər
 
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noun

US informal
A boringly studious and socially inept person.
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  • What, these Poindexters are left to wonder, ever happened to tradition?

Origin

1950s: the name of a character in the animated television series Felix the Cat, noted for his intelligence and use of scientific jargon.

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Word of the day anomalous
Pronunciation: əˈnɒm(ə)ləs
adjective
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected