Definition of Poindexter in English:


Line breaks: Poin|de¦xter
Pronunciation: /ˈpɔɪndɛkstə


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


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

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