Definition of spod in English:



  • A dull or socially inept person, especially someone who is excessively studious.

    ‘surfing the Net is a popular late-night pastime for spods’
    • ‘You know you'll still get some whingeing spods complaining about it.’
    • ‘Because I am a secret spod I had done some revision before taking the test.’
    • ‘Ever since four spods from Merseyside were met by crowds of screaming girls at JFK, conquering the States has always been the ultimate goal of any group from these shores.’
    • ‘It's likely that these TV spods aren't actually lefty liberals with a will to help the poor and needy.’
    • ‘Not funny, unless you're a techie spod, I suppose.’
    • ‘It gave the spod a warm, marshmallowy smile that puffed up his features like dough.’
    • ‘The programme's resident science spod turned out not to have been quite the star witness for the BBC that we had all been expecting.’
    • ‘As I'm just having to reinstall millions of apps on a rebuilt machine, this episode rather appealed to the spod in me.’
    • ‘He ends by saying that the programme ‘is no longer the domain solely of sci-fi spods, this is must-see TV for everyone.’’
    • ‘Instead, he kept it close to him, his fingers ridged, and with a confused look spreading over his face the spod in the purple shirt tried to read around the grip of his fist to see what make and model it was.’
    bore, dull person
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1980s: of unknown origin.