Definition of poindexter in English:

poindexter

Pronunciation /ˈpoinˌdekstər/ /ˈpɔɪnˌdɛkstər/

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noun

informal US
  • A boringly studious and socially inept person.

    • ‘What, these Poindexters are left to wonder, ever happened to tradition?’
    bore, dull person

Origin

1980s the name of a character in the animated television series Felix the Cat, noted for his intelligence and his use of scientific jargon.