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dweeb

[dweeb]
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noun
  1. Slang. nerd; wimp.
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Origin of dweeb

First recorded in 1980–85
Related formsdweeb·ish, adjective
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Related Words

fool, weirdo, jerk, techie, geek, nerd, oaf, dolt, goober, dweeb, goofball, dork, brain, grub, bookworm, grind, trekkie, poindexter, swotter

British Dictionary definitions for dweeb

dweeb

noun
  1. slang, mainly US a stupid or uninteresting person
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Word Origin

C20: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for dweeb

n.

1968, U.S. college student slang, probably a variant of feeb "feeble person."

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