If the conversation turns really creepy and awkward very quickly, it’s likely an omega male.In fact, the word creepy is often used of omega males.They often contribute to society and are decent, moral people.They just lack the social skills to move up the ladder at work or to be successful in dating or making friends. He’s smug about his alleged intellectual superiority and loves to school “normies” in the proper ways to act.The omega man is on the fringes of the community or tribe, and regarded as odd, weird, and a loner.Consequently, omega males are often the subject of judgment.Keep in mind, that enjoying more “nerdy” hobbies doesn’t make a person an omega male.Just because a guy likes Star Wars or anime doesn’t mean he’s an omega.
Omega males lack common social skills and have an inability to read social cues in others (or don’t care).
However, if there is a first and second, there has to be a last.
Omega is the final and 24th letter of the Greek alphabet.
They may wear trench coats and fedoras, or clothes from an older time period (like medieval Europe or the 1920s). They are totally unaware that they are so unaware, and may even argue how “great” it is being an omega, even though in the eyes of others they are extremely unsuccessful – socially and in other endeavors.
They may sport pony tails and neckbeards (Reddit’s Just Neckbeard Things is a collection of Omega Males). They often brag about being intellectually superior to others (even though this increases their social inferiority), resulting in even more social isolation. Omega males are often associated with things like video games, anime, science fiction, and cartoons like “My Little Pony.” However, that’s probably because those represent complex fantasy universes that an omega male can escape into to avoid having to confront reality.
Most people are at least aware of the alpha male and the beta male from popular culture.