What Does NEXY Mean in a Text?

NEXY means "Nerdy And Sexy." The abbreviation NEXY is a portmanteau word formed from the words: "Nerd" and "Sexy." A "Nerd" is someone who is either boringly studious or single-mindedly expert in a given field. "Sexy" means someone who is sexually attractive.

Being called a "Nerd" can be taken either as an insult or a compliment. However, NEXY tends to be considered a compliment. It recognises someone's intelligence, whilst acknowledging their sex appeal.

Well-known NEXY people include American actors Mayim Bialik, who holds a doctorate in Neuroscience, and Natalie Portman, who has a degree in psychology.

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When I write NEXY, I mean this:

meaning of NEXY

Girls can also be NEXY.

Summary of Key Points

"Nerdy And Sexy" is the most common definition for NEXY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Nerdy And Sexy
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of NEXY in Sentences

Here are examples of NEXY being used in conversations:
  • Jon: A university lecturer? What's she like?
  • Jason: Gorgeous. NEXY!
  • Tasha: I know he's handsome, but he's always got his head stuck in a book or playing with his tablet.
  • Amanda: I think he's NEXY.

An Academic Look at NEXY

As it is formed by merging two words into one, NEXY is classified as a portmanteau word. It is formed by amalgamating Nerd and Sexy. NEXY is typically used as an adjective (i.e., a describing word). For example:
  • That boy is NEXY.
  • (Here, the adjective NEXY modifies the noun boy.)
  • She is so NEXY!
  • (Here, the adjective NEXY modifies the pronoun she.)

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have just said "Nerdy And Sexy" instead of using NEXY.

Example of NEXY Used in a Text

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