dweeb

dweeb [ dwib ] noun count OFFENSIVE
someone who you think is boring or weak and who wears clothes that are not fashionable

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • dweeb — dweeb; dweeb·ish; …   English syllables

  • dweeb — [dwi:b] n AmE informal [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Perhaps from Scottish English dweeble weak person ] someone who is weak, slightly strange, and not popular or fashionable …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dweeb — 1968, U.S. college student slang, probably a variant of feeb feeble person …   Etymology dictionary

  • dweeb — [dwēb] n. [< ?] Slang a person regarded as socially dull, unsophisticated, foolish, awkward, etc. dweebish adj …   English World dictionary

  • dweeb|y — «DWEE bee», adjective. U.S. Slang. foolish or inept: »... the dweeby high school principal played by Jeff Daniels in the puppyish new movie “Sweet Hearts Dance“ (Vanity Fair) …   Useful english dictionary

  • dweeb — UK [dwiːb] / US [dwɪb] noun [countable] Word forms dweeb : singular dweeb plural dweebs mainly American offensive someone who you think is boring or weak and who wears clothes that are not fashionable …   English dictionary

  • dweeb — [dwib] 1. n. an earnest student. (Collegiate.) □ Don’t call Bob a dweeb! Even if he is one. □ The dweebs get all the ’s, so why work? 2. n. a strange or eccentric person; a nerd. □ This place is filled with dweebs of all sizes …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dweeb — dweebish, adj. /dweeb/, n. Slang. nerd; wimp. [1980 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • dweeb — n A studious, unsociable person. They only communicate by computer; they are the perfect dweeb couple. 1980s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • dweeb — n a foolish, gormless or unpopular person. An American campus and high school word of the late 1980s, adopted by Brit ish youth since 1988. ► I didn t even tell her my name I am a dweeb! (18 Again!, US film, 1988) …   Contemporary slang

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