Neckbeard is a pejorative term used to describe people with negative stereotypes such as social awkwardness, underachievement or pretentiousness. The term is often associated with neck hair growth and may refer to heavier set unkempt internet users with strong political views. Neckbeards are also associated with Dungeons & Dragons, Magic: The Gathering, My Little Pony and certain games. They tend to have hair growth on their neck and sometimes wear fedoras. Neckbeards have been called the "neard". Neckbeards have often been associated with both men's rights movements and feminism.
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