dweeb

[dweeb]
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Origin of dweeb

First recorded in 1980–85
Related formsdweeb·ish, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dweeb

dweeb

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

Word Origin for dweeb

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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