Definition of Poindexter in English:

Poindexter

Line breaks: Poin|de¦xter
Pronunciation: /ˈpɔɪndɛkstə
 
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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 his use of scientific jargon.

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