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brainiac

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EtymologyEdit

Blend of brain and maniac, with influence from ENIAC, the name of an early computer, coined in the Superman comic book. The term first appeared in Action Comics #438 in July, 1958.

NounEdit

brainiac (plural brainiacs)

  1. (slang, sometimes derogatory) a very intelligent and usually studious, erudite person.

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